ACG confirms advisers appointed amid media buyout speculation

Wed, 13 May 2015

By Suze Metherell May 13 (BusinessDesk) - Academic Colleges Group, the Auckland-based secondary schools provider, has confirmed it has appointed advisers to "review strategic alternatives" after Australian media reports said it was up for sale.  ACG runs seven schools and several tertiary training centres in New Zealand, as well as a school in Indonesia and one in Vietnam. The private education provider said in a statement it is "considering options to accelerate its growth plans" after Australian media reported it had appointed UBS and M...
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The government wants to complete an undersea inspection of the Tui oil field next month as it prepares for decommissioning of the facility. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is se...

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