Catie started her journalism career at Business News before broadening her experience with a stint as the commercial property editor for The West Australian. During this period she also covered the retail, technology and healthcare sectors, before shifting into the role of fashion editor for two years. Catie then took a break from reporting to have a family, and returned as a regular contributor to Business News in early 2016.
Asset income rather than revenue from students will underwrite the future of WA’s public universities, but only if government policy catches up with the realities of higher education funding click through to see more on our universities feature.
The weak iron ore price has cast a shadow over the state government’s asset sales agenda and raised concerns the commodity’s slump will affect the sale price for the Kwinana Bulk Terminal and the Utah Point port.
It has been a tough quarter for dealmakers as commodity and share prices slump but some players see promise in the market shake-out. This Special Report includes a fully updated database with 146 deals for the quarter and an updated stockbrokers list.
Major private investment player Wyllie Group has cut direct ties with mining dealmaker Michael Fotios’s investment syndicate, Investmet, a significant backer of junior resources companies and other speculative opportunities.