News and interviews on Kerry Stokes including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 25 June 2012
Kerry Stokes stands between Rupert Murdoch grabbing James Packer’s pay TV group Consolidated Media.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
An ICT company director who defrauded the government has been sentenced to jail.
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
It’s a momentous time for Australia’s big media players and Rupert Murdoch, James Packer and Kerry Stokes are all jockeying for position in the new media landscape.
Friday, 01 June 2012
James Packer has been given a gift in his battle for control of casino group Echo – and it’s come from the man he’s stalking.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
The handover of the Grocon construction empire from father to son is a great example of well-managed succession.
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Spending on television advertising in the US grew by 4.5%, despite predictions the growth of the internet would erode television spending, according to a new Nielsen survey.
Monday, 07 February 2011
Inspired by Gina Rinehart, more than 30 mining and resources companies have listed on the ASX in the last two months. But can the resources rush last?
Monday, 01 March 2010
With the economy recovering and expansion plans a priority once more, SMEs are looking to investors for funding - to little avail. But business owners could learn a thing or two from Australia's wealth entrepreneurs.
Monday, 22 February 2010
Kerry Stokes' decision to merge his heavy equipment business with his Seven Network media business underlines the pressure on the media sector.
Kerry Stokes' merger of WesTrac with his publicly-listed media company Seven Network will create a $2.6 billion diversified entity to be known as Seven Group Holdings Limited.
Monday, 14 December 2009
It's the question that every rich watcher wants answered – who will finish 2009 as Australia's richest person?
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Mining giant Rio Tinto has entered into an exclusive agreement with Kerry Stokes' Iron Ore Holdings to purchase and transport up to 1.5 million tonnes of iron or from the Phil's Creek deposit.
Monday, 23 November 2009
Some of Australia's richest business people started off in some unlikely ventures.
Friday, 13 November 2009
Carsales.com founder and chief executive Greg Roebuck has been named entrepreneur of the year in the annual awards run by accounting firm Ernst & Young.
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
The media is making out that Kerry Stokes had to “save” his son from getting kicked off the Seven board after a protest vote, but it’s a bit more complex than that.
Monday, 09 November 2009
It can take three years to change a culture like that unless you sack the key staff who are resisting the changes.
Thursday, 05 November 2009
Stokes and Murdoch agree the ad market is growing strongly as the economy recovers, but Stokes is not yet convinced that early signs of recovery will continue into next year.
Monday, 26 October 2009
As we emerge from the downturn, wealthy Aussie investors have managed to recoup their losses - and then some.
Thursday, 15 October 2009
While there's a chance James Packer might be eyeing Tabcorp, it's an equal bet that he will take Crown private. What we do know is, despite claims to the contrary, he's planning something big.
James Packer's decision to buy just over $200 million of shares in Crown Ltd to lift his shareholding above 40% has triggered a flurry of speculation as to his motives.