FBR shares up 20% on Brickworks JV

FBR, formerly known as Fastbrick Robotics, has commenced a 50/50 joint venture with Brickworks, called Fastbrick Australia, to provide a ‘Wall as a Service' offering to the Australian market.

Keybridge bins $20m Yowie takeover

ASX listed investment firm Keybridge Capital has cancelled its proposed $20 million takeover of Yowie, citing the Perth-based confectionery company’s worsening financial results.

Zenith to raise $25m

Zenith Energy is seeking to raise $25 million via a share placement to fund equity requirements for ongoing construction of power generation and infrastructure projects.

Wesfarmers makes $776m bid for Kidman

Wesfarmers has made a second takeover bid for a miner, with a $776 million proposal for lithium company Kidman Resources, as it seeks to benefit from the global uptake of electric vehicles.

AP speeds to majority AHG stake

AP Eagers has acquired a provisional majority stake in Automotive Holdings Group, just a week after AHG told shareholders not to accept the offer until it released its target statement on May 8.

AP edges closer to AHG majority stake

AP Eagers has increased its provisional stake in takeover target Automotive Holdings Group, the second time in less than a week, to 42.62 per cent.

Pioneer confirms takeover offer

Pioneer Credit’s shares have surged 27.4 per cent to close at $2.51 each, after the company confirmed it has received a takeover proposal at a “material premium” to its current share price.

Karara unlikely to ever deliver returns: Gindalbie

Gindalbie Metals has estimated that shares in its part-owned Karara iron ore project have a negative value in excess of $3.5 billion, as it seeks to convince shareholders to accept a takeover offer.

AHG appoints new chair as bidder lifts stake

AP Eagers has increased its interest in Automotive Holdings Group by 9.15 per cent, as the takeover target appointed a former KPMG and Ernst and Young partner as its new chairman.

Roto raises $3.6m

Hydroponics technology company Roto-Gro International has completed a $3.6 million share placement, with the funds set to fast-track expansion of its research and development facility in Canada.

DDH1 acquires Ranger Drilling

DDH1 Driling has acquired Ranger Drilling, which will see the Sy van Dyk-led company grow to 700 employees and 84 drill rigs.

GO2 plans $8.4m acquisition

The GO2 People has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a Gold Coast-based training provider for up to around $8.4 million, and is seeking to raise up $4 million via a share placement to help fund the purchase.

Apollo raises $6m

Apollo Consolidated has raised $6 million via a share placement, with the funds set to primarily go towards drilling at the company’s flagship Lake Rebecca gold project.

Stealth Global acquires Industrial Supply Group for $1m

Workplace consumable products supplier and distributor Stealth Global has acquired distribution business Industrial Supply Group for about $1 million, the third deal the company has made since listing on the ASX in October 2018.

Shell sells $420m Timor stake

Shell has sold its interest in the Greater Sunrise offshore fields to Timor Gap, the national oil company of Timor-Leste, for US$300 million ($420 million).

Altech raises $18m

Altech Chemicals has raised $18 million via a share placement, with the proceeds to primarily go towards the company’s high purity alumina (HPA) plant in Johor, Malaysia.

Antipa completes $5.1m raising

Antipa Minerals has announced it completed a $5.1 million capital raising, with the funds set to further its exploration in the Paterson province of the Pilbara.

FIRB green lights $2.1bn Navitas takeover bid

The federal government's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has given the tick of approval to a private consortium’s proposed acquisition of global education provider Navitas.

Hutchinson back with $16m Ausdrill deal

Ausdrill has sold its waterwell drilling business to the Peter Hutchinson-chaired Vysarn for $16 million, and the ASX hopeful is seeking to raise $13 million.

Stavely to raise $4.2m

Copper and gold explorer Stavely Minerals has announced it is has raised $3.2 million via a share placement, and is looking to receive a further $1 million through a share purchase plan.

Spectrum raises $5m

Spectrum Metals has received firm commitments from investors to raise $5 million via a share place, with the funds set to go towards the company’s Penny West gold project in Western Australia's Mid West.