January, 2016

Mayne: how will Lowys handle board renewal at upcoming AGMs?

, Jan 19, 2016

Frank Lowy and co. are at a crossroads. What they do next will be telling.
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Mayne: AFR spins it for Westfield, Lowy

, Jan 13, 2015

Questionable journalistic practices abound in The Australian Financial Review's coverage of the recent Westfield restructure.
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Mayne: rift between retail shareholders and the big end of town must close

, Dec 04, 2014

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A lot of Australian retail shareholders don’t bother to vote because they feel swamped by institutional shareholders, but new ASX rules could change that.
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Tips and rumours

, Aug 13, 2014

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Tradies to do safety checks at BHP ... Young Libs and student unions ... Westfield leaves Australia a parting gift ...
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Mayne: why last week’s vote on Westfield (and Lowy) should stand

, Jun 03, 2014

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Westfield Retail Trust heads to court today. Here's the case for why the process is all wrong.
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Crikey Clarifier: Lowy loses, so what now for Westfield?

, May 30, 2014

Yesterday was a rough day for Australia's second-richest man, with the future of his shopping centre empire uncertain.
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Westfield fate to go down to the wire

, May 29, 2014

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Westfield's proposed restructure will be decided by unitholders this afternoon, with founder Frank Lowy saying the vote could go either way.
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Reward for labour? Westfield boys should be docked — here’s how

, May 30, 2013

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The Lowys say they've deserved their $300 million in cash over two decades to run Westfield. Shareholders might disagree, and there's a course of action if they do.
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Are the Lowys worth their $300m salaries?

, May 23, 2013

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The Lowy family still continue to draw millions from Westfield, which is extraordinary. But now shareholders are thinking about putting a stop to it.

Private equity to blame for REDgroup collapse

, Feb 18, 2011

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The private equity model of buying companies and loading them with debt was completely inappropriate for a company facing tough market conditions, writes Glenn Dyer.