This list tracks Australians who have accumulated net assets exceeding $20 million, although some entries haven't been updated for several years. We've got almost 1800 names and would love you to send suggested additions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries which are italicised may no longer be worth $20 million due to falling share prices or business failures.
Here is a list of 156 notable Australians who have sued for defamation over the years, some of which was first worked up by Crikey. This hasn't been updated for a few years so we will expand and refine it to finish with a list called "200 notable Australian defamation battles".
This list tracks people who held powerful positions when over the age of 80, starting with those currently in office and then looking at those who have passed.
Here is a list of 300 foreign companies that are generating more than $200 million in revenues out of Australia each year.
This list tracks the claimed balance sheet values of companies at the time they collapsed and names the auditor who was involved.
Australia has long had a terrible foreign ownership record, but it has improved a little in recent years as this list of 100 Australian companies generating more than $200m a year offshore demonstrates. However, there are more than 300 foreign companies generating more than $200 million a year out of Australia so we have a long way to go.
The 2008-09 earnings season delivered unprecedented amounts of red ink with 51 losses of more than $100 million. Could 2019-20 challenge that number?
This list tracks the timing of earnings results released to the ASX over the last two days of the August 2020 reporting season, plus also captures the latecomers.
This list tracks the 348 last day laggards who waited until Friday August 30, 2019 to release their results to the ASX. We're comparing it with what happened 10 years ago in the August 2009 reporting season at the peak of the GFC wipe-out when 275 companies reported on the last day possible. Also, go to the bottom to see the 65 additional late reporters on Monday morning.
This list tracks AGMs held on the last two days of the 2019 AGM season. First up we have the 228 last day laggards tracked by city. After that, we've got a chronological look at the 163 AGMs which reported results to the ASX on the second last day of the season, Thursday, November 28.
If 100 shareholders sign up, a company must put up a shareholder resolution or distribute up to 1000 words on an issue to all shareholders in an Australian public company under s249 of the Corporations Act. Here is a list of examples of the 100 signatures being successfully gathered over the past 20 years.
This list tracks how long it takes for a takeover bid to emerge after a high profile demerger by an ASX listed company. It was first published in the April 24, 2019 edition of The Mayne Report in The Constant Investor (now part of Investsmart).
Here is a list of Australian companies that have allowed a new CEO to take the helm and wield the axe on balance sheet values in what is sometimes a cynical deck-clearing exercise to make the previous CEO look bad and boost future profits.
This list tracks the so-called social issues at board level when public companies merge or are taken over. Who gets the gigs is often driven by who is forking out the cash.
This list tracks political donations by gambling interests to registered Australian political parties over the past few years.
Is ASIC an effective corporate cop? You be the judge as this is the list of more than 400 people they have sent to jail since it was established in January 1991 until the end of 2016.
This list looks at ASX-listed companies which had restrictions, or attempted to put restrictions on outsiders running for their boards.
This list provides links to various pension funds globally which periodically disclose how they vote shares in listed companies.
This list tracks CEOs or executive directors of major companies who have simultaneously been non executive directors of other major public companies.
This master-list tracks energy sector deals, including major privatisations, since 1992, including the investment bankers who advised on some the deals.
Here is a list of privatisation deals in Australia over the past 20 years.
This list tracks all annual losses exceeding $100 million by ASX listed companies over the past 30 years. Also, see this chronological version.
As you'll see below, our foreign ownership lists have suddenly become a lot more comprehensive, such that we can now attempt to rank the biggest foreign investors in Australia. Drum roll...and here's the first crack at listing and valuing the big ten:
This list tracks Australian companies which failed in their offshore expansion plans. Worth resurrecting for Crikey.
More than 50 major Australian resource projects are controlled by foreign investors. Additionally, here are lists of foreign companies generating more than $200m, and Australia's improving foreign ownership record.
This list, first researched by Crikey in 2002, tracks Australian journalists who have gone on to write books.
This list tracks all ASX200 companies which still had no female directors in 2010.
This list tracks past female CEOs of ASX-listed companies and assesses how they fared. Needs an update.
This list tracks the so-called "social issues" at board level when public companies merge or are taken over.
The Mayne Report loves a good list and on this page we have a complete compilation with links to all of the offerings we've worked up over the past few years.
With a record number of independents standing in the Victorian election, this list tracks politicians who have served as independents in Australia since the 1970s.
Here is a list of long serving directors on public company boards who should retire to make way for younger directors, preferably women, who don't have so many blots on the copy book.
This list tracks against votes of more than 20% on remuneration reports since the non-binding vote was introduced in 2005.
This lists tracks former union officials who have made it into state or federal parliament as Labor MPs over the past 30 years. Send any corrections or additions to email@example.com.
Here is an attempt to explain the direct heirs to the Murdoch family's controlling stake in News Corporation. This family tree also helps.
Major Australian companies which raised capital since January 2008 exclusively through pro-rata entitlement offers that treated shareholders equally.
Companies since the beginning of 2007 which did cosy placements with big institutions but then treated shareholders differently.
Here is a list first worked up by Crikey many years ago which tracks recipients of honorary doctorates.
This list tracks the former Australian politicians who have or still serve on public company boards.
The 2008-09 reporting season was the worst we've ever seen. Here's a chronological list of how the 53 losses above $100 million were rolled out.
Here is the chronological version of the losses revealed by ASX-listed companies on Friday, February 27, 2009, the very last day of the worst profit reporting season in history.
Here is a reverse chronological list of how the deluge of 279 last day results unfolded on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. There were an additional 39 latecomers the following day, which are listed below.
All earnings results released on August 31, 2009, the last day of the 2008-09 profit reporting season. Compare it with what happened on February 27, 2009, the last day of the interim reporting season.
This brief list tracks ASIC interventions and successful class actions related to breaches of continuous disclosure laws.
The Mayne Report has built up some insightful lists tracking the following various components of foreign ownership in Australia.
This list tracks Australian-based miners with offshore mining operations or prospects.
This list tracks major sovereign investments in Australia, demonstrating how both Singapore and China are set to own more Australian business assets than our own government.
Here is our take on the happy and unhappy foreign players in Australia. Why the hell did we invest in Australia? We love making truckloads in Australia
We're tracking current and former position holders of the most successful Australian executives and directors in business on the world stage. Worth doing for Crikey.
Here is a list of the hostile EGMs and resolutions that have been called by shareholders of ASX-listed companies over the past 20 years.
Here is a list of some of the biggest share price tanks in recent Australian history that were triggered by an announcement.
The December issue of The AFR Magazine has sparked plenty of debate by naming a so-called "Dream Team" board. BHP-Billiton chairman Don Argus is pictured on the cover as our best chairman and then nine other directors are listed.
Australia's directors club is dominated by former CEOs as this list demonstrates but gaining entry always depends on the circumstances of your exit. Here is a list that tracks what happens to CEOs who were forced out in awkward circumstances.
Here is list of 50 excessive CEO payouts between 1990 and 2010 in Australia, with recent examples to come.
Here is a list looking at the records of expat CEOs brought in to run Australian companies.
Here is a list of CEO board seats at outside companies, past and present.
Not enough resolutions are rejected by shareholders but here is a list of those that have been.
Any suggestion that former Howard Government Ministers are competent economic managers is questioned by this list of share price performance. Whilst Tim Fischer, Ian McLachlan and John Sharp have delivered in the regional and agricultural space, there's not much else to celebrate. Also, check out this related Crikey story about political board performance.
Here is a list of almost 70 people who have sat on the well worn seats of the NRMA board since 1992.
Comings and goings of directors and executives at public companies can often cause sharp share price movements.
Comings and goings of directors and executives at public companies can often cause sharp share price movements. This list tracks corporate departures which sent the share price soaring.
This list tracks the history of independents standing for the Senate.
This list tracks the progress of the 38 individual billionaires identified by BRW Magazine in 2008 against their valuations in the following years. Only a small editing job to add the last 6 years.
As we watch the greatest destruction of wealth since the second world war, the time has come to start tracking the people who have fallen off both the BRW and Mayne Report Rich Lists.
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