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Affinity Education snubs G8 takeover offer

Childcare provider Affinity Education has rejected a takeover offer from its larger peer G8 Education, despite the Jenny Hutson-chaired company sweetening its bid earlier this month. 73 more words


Childcare operator G8 Education has lobbed a takeover bid for its smaller rival Affinity Education, which values the target at $162m.

G8 made a scrip-based offer which will see one G8 share traded for every 4.61 Affinity securities – a 29.6 per cent premium to its last close of 54c, or around 70c a share. 23 more words


AFJ takes office

By: Jessica Griggs ~Staff Writer~

On the evening of April 12, the new student government met in the Conaton Board Room as Andrew Redd, Fare Olagbaju and Josh DeVincenzo (AFJ) were officially sworn in as student government president, legislative vice president and administrative vice president, respectively.The members of AFJ each received gavels after they recited their oaths and then delivered short speeches of thanks and motivation for their coming term, which runs from April 12 to Dec. 278 more words


Affinity Education seeking $75m for acquisitions

Affinity Education is tapping investors for $75 million in a cash call aimed at funding the acquisition of nine child care centres.

The renouncable entitlements offer has been priced $1.18 per share and the deal is being executed by CBA Equities and Canaccord Genuity. 60 more words


AFJ elected to SGA Execs

By: Andrew Koch ~Editor-in-Chief~

After another two-week campaigning season of thumping speakers on the Yard and brightly-colored T-shirts, students have elected a new trio of Student Government Association (SGA) executive officers. 479 more words

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SGA elections endorsement

Each year, the Newswire conducts thorough interviews with all approved Student Government Association (SGA) executive tickets and subsequently releases an official endorsement of the ticket we believe is the most qualified. 833 more words

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