Tayler Neale was an online reporter at Business News. Tayler completed a bachelor of commerce and a bachelor of economics at the University of Western Australia in 2015, majoring in corporate and investment finance, international business economics and money and banking. He previously worked as a journalist at the Albany Advertiser. He joined Business News in 2017 and left to pursue further economic studies in 2019.
The board of Navitas has rebuffed a $2 billion takeover offer from a consortium of investors, which includes co-founder Rod Jones, saying the deal is well below its valuation of the education services company.
National automotive services business AMA Group has struck a $68 million deal with new investors, which includes a big share selldown by management, after Perth-based Andrew Hopkins became the company’s chief executive.
The redevelopment of the former New Esplanade Hotel near Elizabeth Quay is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2019, with the new facility set to feature a rooftop bar and co-working spaces.