Medical technology may have taken a back seat to resources stocks during the mining boom, but the sector has generated a lot more interest of late, with several players in reverse takeovers on the ASX.
A Singaporean supplier of cranes and heavy machinery has emerged as a substantial shareholder of mining services player McAleese Group, spending over $3 million to acquire more than 9 per cent of the company.
A group of Perth venture capitalists is backing plans by a local health scientist for an IPO of a new fitness-based business development, including a body-measuring app that is still on the drawing boards.
The Real Estate Institute of Australia says its recently released report into negative gearing shows renters would pay much more if there were to be any changes to the policy, despite claims to the contrary by a leading research institute.
Last year's Business News Rising Stars winner, emergency response and security services provider Executive Risk Solutions, has taken the top prize as the 2015 Telstra Western Australian business of the year.