News and interviews on Paul Ramsay including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Monday, 18 January 2010
With the economy set to return to something like normal growth in 2010, there’s little doubt that Australia’s richest entrepreneurs will be looking to reclaim some lost ground.
Monday, 26 October 2009
As we emerge from the downturn, wealthy Aussie investors have managed to recoup their losses - and then some.
Monday, 06 July 2009
Our richest equity investors lost over $13 billion in 2008-09, but in the last few months they have started to make a comeback. Here's how.
Thursday, 30 April 2009
Murdoch's investment company Illyria will control 9.1% of Prime after participating in Prime's $110 million capital raising.
Thursday, 26 March 2009
Our wealthiest investors are refusing to take the global financial crisis lying down and have employed some clever strategies to stop their wealth from falling too far.
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
All wealthy entrepreneurs like to have friends in the right places, so it should come as no surprise that companies associated with some of Australia richest people have figured on the list of the largest political donors for 2007-08.
Tuesday, 16 December 2008
The year is quickly winding up, and SmartCompany has reviewed some of the more momentous events of the past year. The result is an impressive list of gong-winners (and some real clangers) that have made 2008 a year to remember. By JAMES THOMSON
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Digital media and marketing firm Destra has suspended trade in its shares and is in desperate talks with its bankers and potential buyers of its assets.
Monday, 10 November 2008
A not-for-profit childcare chain has emerged as a potential buyer of parts of ABC Learning Centres’ network of 1000 Australian childcare centres, just days after ABC was placed into receivership.
Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Destra Corporation has slumped to a loss of $76.9 million for 2007-08 after savagely writing down the value of goodwill, intellectual property and investments.
Thursday, 26 June 2008
Billionaire Paul Ramsay’s Prime Media Group, which took control of Destra Corporation in April, is seeking offers for two of Destra’s three divisions.
Tuesday, 17 June 2008
Destra hit by sales slump
Tuesday, 22 April 2008
Domenic Carosa dumped from Destra
Thursday, 14 June 2007
The hardest part about compiling a list of Australia’s digital entrepreneurs was to narrow it to just 10. By BRAD HOWARTH.