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Could Fairfax Media See a Bidding War?

Luke Cummings

Regular readers of Livewire may recall some of our previous comments on Fairfax Media early last year, then subject to multiple private equity bids from both a TPG consortium and Hellman & Friedman. Last week, the market awoke to news of a Nine Entertainment (NEC.ASX) and Fairfax Media (FXJ.ASX) merger... Show More

Nine & Fairfax: A logical deal

Marc Whittaker

The merger announced today between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media is the most recent instance of corporate activity in a rapidly consolidating Media sector. The combined group will combine Nine’s free-to-air TV network, a portfolio of digital businesses (including listed property portal Domain, the Stan streaming business and the 9Now... Show More

Can Fairfax survive without Domain?

Foster Stockbroking

We provide a trading opinion for the Fairfax (FXJ) and Domain (DHG) demerger, taking place on Thursday 16th November 2017. It is likely to be a ‘wild’ day, with many variables impacting investor’s views on perceived ‘value’. The only certainty is a level of uncertainty. We have made a first... Show More

Fairfax Media Full Year Result: FXJ plans to spin-off Domain; trading to start in November

CommSec

Media group, Fairfax (FXJ) has returned to profitability, posting an improved $83.9m full year profit for the 12 months to June 30 and provided details on its planned Domain IPO. While underlying earnings (not including significant items) went backwards over the year, EBITDA came in ahead of market expectations. The... Show More

Fairfax: What the insto's are thinking

Livewire Equities

Today's Fairfax result will have a fair amount of scrutiny given the recent bidding history. Will we get some insight into what it was that private equity didn’t like when they took a look under the bonnet? Here are the recent Livewire contributor insights into Fairfax ahead of this morning's... Show More

Closing the door on Fairfax

Luke Cummings

Livewire readers may recall two previous articles that I wrote a few weeks back covering the details of the (then current) takeover approaches made to Fairfax Media by two private equity firms that were interested intaking Fairfax private. If not, you can find them here and here. Show More

Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170703

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran into a brick wall after lunch despite solid China data. China Caxin Manufacturing data was better than expected and in expansion territory…good for commodities who had another good night. Bond yield proxies and currency proxies were under pressure from the start while banks joined the slide after... Show More

Livewire readers' Top 20 stock calls

Alex Cowie

It’s time to observe the halfway-mark for Livewire readers’ 2017 stock picks, nominated in December as part of our Outlook series. Read on to see the current top twenty, some recent contributor commentary on them, and the spreadsheet for the full list of 261 stocks with key metrics. Show More