Hancock Prospecting chair Gina Rinehart.

Rinehart lifts Kidman bid to $386.5m

Gina Rinehart and Shanghai CRED’s joint venture has proposed a counter-bid to that of the all-Australian consortium competing for the Kidman cattle empire, and says Hancock Prospecting would wholly acquire the target if foreign investment approvals aren't awarded.


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Ho Chi Minh
The Kidman cattle empire is an Australian icon, and must remain that way. If Gina Rhinehart wants to buy it, then she can do so on her own, without Chinese interests, but the company must not be sold into overseas interests. Gina has shown her colours in the past and she will continue on that path in the future.

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1st↑Hancock Prospecting$4.45bn
2nd-Roy Hill Holdings$2.30bn
3rd↓BGC Australia$2.50bn
4th↑Competitive Foods Australia$1.38bn
5th↑Wilson Parking$1.14bn
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18th-Piacentini & Son1944
21st-Hancock Prospecting1955
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