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Private equity - the debate

Food for thought as private equity row rumbles on

The growing influence of private equity groups (PEGs) has become a major talking-point in the food industry, as it has in so many other sectors. Chris Brook-Carter asks if the growth in PEG activity represents...

AUS: Wesfarmers clinches A$22bn deal for Coles

AUS: Wesfarmers clinches A$22bn deal for Coles

The diversified conglomerate Wesfarmers has reached an agreement with the board of Australian retail group Coles for a recommended cash and share takeover offer totalling around A$22bn (US$17.7bn).