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November 2014

October 2014

  • M&A is back and set to stay strong
    Monday, 27 October 2014
    Growing numbers of Australasian corporates are returning to the M&A market and deal pipelines are set to swell rapidly in the next 12 months, EY’s latest six-monthly Australasia Capital Confidence Barometer shows.
  • Miners' productivity battle with 'diseconomies of scale'
    Monday, 20 October 2014
    The size and complexity of mining operations have created “diseconomies of scale” and are a significant factor in diminished productivity in the global mining sector, according to a new research report by EY and the University of Queensland (UQ), released today.
  • A third of Australians have missed electricity bill payments
    Monday 13 October 2014
    Our latest survey highlights opportunities for retailers to attract market share by better meeting the customers’ needs in controlling energy use and by managing “bill shock”.
  • Co-founders of Oyster Consulting join EY
    Thursday 9 October 2014
    EY announced today that the two co-founders of Oyster Consulting James Chapman and Dean Felton have joined the Oceania Advisory team. 
  • PE-backed listings drive IPO market, strong Q4 expected
    Thursday 2 October 2014
    Australian IPO activity continues to climb with 44 IPOs raising US$8514.8m in the first nine months of the year – already equalling the volume of IPOs for 2013 and well exceeding the total US$5368.6m raised during 2013, according to the latest quarterly EY Global IPO Trends: 2014 Q3.

September 2014

August 2014

    July 2014

    • EY’s customer insights capability enhanced
      Friday 25 July 2014
      EY has moved to acquire one of Australia’s leading market research firms Sweeney Research Pty Ltd.
    • South Australian entrepreneurial stars shine
      Friday 25 July 2014
      Four outstanding South Australian entrepreneurs took out top honours at last night’s 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Central Region awards ceremony in Adelaide.
    • Tax functions under pressure on all fronts
      Monday 21 July 2014
      Despite increasing pressure on all fronts the tax functions of Australian businesses are slow to change their operating models, EY said today.
    • Victorian entrepreneurs honoured for achievements
      Friday 18 July 2014
      Six outstanding Victorian entrepreneurs took out top honours at last night’s 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Southern Region awards ceremony in Melbourne.
    • EY welcomes Financial System Inquiry Interim Report
      Tuesday 15 July 2014
      EY Oceania Financial Services Leader, Andrew Price said, “Some of the key themes raised in the Interim Report around competition, financial advice, stability, superannuation and retirement incomes pose vital questions when it comes to the future structure of the system.”
    • Local and global IPO recovery continues
      Tuesday 15 July 2014
      The local and global IPO markets recovery has continued to end the first half of the year strongly, according to EY Global IPO Trends: 2014 Q2.

    June 2014

    May 2014

    • Heat turned up on tax
      Friday 23 May 2014
      Australian companies operating across borders are feeling the heat of a global trend towards increasingly aggressive tax authorities, EY said today.
    • 83 Aussie entrepreneurs in the running for Entrepreneur Of The Year title
      Monday 19 May 2014
      EY today announced the elite group of entrepreneurs from around the country who are in the running to be named as this year’s Australian EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™.
    • Power sector transformation will drive deals
      Friday 16 May 2014
      Disruptions to traditional business models across the electricity generation, network and retail sector will become a key driver in deal values in the sector, EY Oceania Power & Utilities Leader, Matt Rennie, says.
    • Federal Budget 2014-15: A work in progress
      Wednesday 14 May 2014
      The Federal Budget takes many steps towards balancing the books by addressing spending but is unnecessarily tentative on the revenue side of the equation, EY said.
    • The race for growth
      Thursday May 8 2014
      EY's analysis of the Australian major banks' 2014 half year results asks the question: where is the growth going to come from?

    April 2014

    • Right ingredients for corporate M&A return
      Monday April 28 2014
      The essential ingredients for a lift in M&A activity are back for Australasian corporates, the results from EY’s 10th and latest six-monthly Australasian Capital Confidence Barometer show.
    • New research points way to oil and gas productivity gains
      Monday April 7 2014
      A new report released today by EY and the University of Queensland Business School points the way to productivity gains in the Australian oil and gas sector, particularly in $1b-plus megaprojects.

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