National civil and structural engineering player VDM Group Ltd has just completed a $12 million capital raising to fund an aggressive acquisition strategy and support current contracts worth nearly $70 million.
Having ridden the crest of a seemingly endless wave of positive sentiment and upward movement, the Australian Stock Exchange recently showed its first major signs of vulnerability in more than three years.
Western Australian companies, Mermaid Marine and Amcom, have provided evidence of the buoyant status of the state's economy with both forecasting significant earnings growth in the second half of 2006.
With the state’s two AFL teams continuing to attract blanket media coverage, and the rise and rise of football’s global codes, soccer and rugby, competition for Perth’s sponsorship dollar has never been stronger.
The Western Australian branch of the Australian Institute of Export will host the ‘Putting WA on the World’s Table’ seminar later this month, focusing on how the state’s food industry is achieving success in export markets.
Leading Perth residential apartment developer Finbar International Ltd has just completed the $21 million purchase of two new inner metropolitan sites, as its high density apartment model continues to benefit from the state’s property boom.
Former Churchill Capital managing director Patrick O'Connor is planning to raise $50 million via St George Growth Equities, a newly established investment company, spun out of the O'Connor-led St George Capital.
Western Australian-headquartered plantation timber manager ITC Group Ltd shares remain suspended from trading on the Australian Stock Exchange, ahead of an expected announcement next week, as takeover suitor Hatmore Pty Ltd increases its bid.