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

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

Frank Lowy and co. are at a crossroads. What they do next will be telling.

Mayne: <em>AFR</em> spins it for Westfield, Lowy

Mayne: AFR spins it for Westfield, Lowy

Questionable journalistic practices abound in The Australian Financial Review's coverage of the recent Westfield restructure.

Mayne: rift between retail shareholders and the big end of town must close

Mayne: rift between retail shareholders and the big end of town must close

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.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Tradies to do safety checks at BHP ... Young Libs and student unions ... Westfield leaves Australia a parting gift ...

Mayne: why last week’s vote on Westfield (and Lowy) should stand

Mayne: why last week’s vote on Westfield (and Lowy) should stand

Westfield Retail Trust heads to court today. Here's the case for why the process is all wrong.

Crikey Clarifier: Lowy loses, so what now for Westfield?

Crikey Clarifier: Lowy loses, so what now for Westfield?

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

Westfield fate to go down to the wire

Westfield fate to go down to the wire

Westfield's proposed restructure will be decided by unitholders this afternoon, with founder Frank Lowy saying the vote could go either way.

Reward for labour? Westfield boys should be docked — here’s how

Reward for labour? Westfield boys should be docked — here’s how

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.

Are the Lowys worth their $300m salaries?

Are the Lowys worth their $300m salaries?

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

Private equity to blame for REDgroup collapse

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.