Colin Kruger

Colin Kruger

Colin Kruger is a business reporter focused on the retail and gambling industries. He joined the Sydney Morning Herald in 1999 as its technology editor. Other roles have included the Herald's deputy business editor and online business editor.

Austar slumps after ACCC delays ruling

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Colin Kruger Austar shares slumped after the competition regulator delayed its decision on whether the Foxtel acquisition of the regional pay TV provider should go ahead.

ACCC hits pause after Foxtel requests submission extension

Colin Kruger THE competition regulator has delayed its decision on whether the $1.9 billion Foxtel acquisition of the regional pay television provider Austar should go ahead.

Verdict on Foxtel takeover of Austar delayed

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Colin Kruger The competition regulator has delayed its decision on whether the $1.9 billion Foxtel acquisition of regional pay TV provider Austar should go ahead.

India's open door means time ripe for Woolworths

Colin Kruger THE Indian government is opening the country's $US500 billion retail sector to foreign competition for the first time and Australian grocery giant Woolworths is expected to be among those looking to...

Stowe pursued for $150m debt

Colin Kruger GRIFFIN COAL'S administrator's are on a collision course with the remnants of Ric Stowe's private business empire over $150 million worth of tax debt and loans tied to the reclusive Monaco resident.

Debt, loans could finally end Deveraux empire

Got a spare $50 million?: Devereaux Farm in Western Australia, with its 12-bedroom homestead.

Colin Kruger Griffin Coal's administrators are on a collision course with the remnants of Ric Stowe's empire.

RCG Corp on track, despite falls

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Colin Kruger Athlete's Foot owner maintains earnings despite sales decline at its flagship brand.

ASIC moves to install receiver at Equititrust

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Colin Kruger THE Australian Securities and Investments Commission is expected to appoint an independent receiver to Equititrust's flagship fund this morning in an attempt to stave off further losses by investors...

Equititrust court decision looms

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Colin Kruger The future of Gold Coast mortgage fund operator Equititrust is expected to be decided today.

Stokes still 'up' as Seven West goes south

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Colin Kruger Chairman urges investors to keep faith despite a dismal share performance.

Cabcharge gets 'no' vote

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Colin Kruger Company on the offensive against proxy advisers after falling victim to 'two-strikes' pay policy.

Red light for Cabcharge board

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Colin Kruger CABCHARGE'S executive chairman, Reg Kermode, went on the offensive against proxy advisers yesterday after the company became the latest victim of the ''two strikes'' policy on executive pay.

Investors rebel against Cabcharge exec pay

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Colin Kruger Cabcharge has become the latest company to receive a ‘‘first strike’’ against its executive remuneration report.

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You bet Packer wants a slice of home punters' pie

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Colin Kruger James Packer is definitely interested in buying the 95 per cent of Tabcorp's casino spin-off, the Echo Entertainment Group, that his gambling operation Crown does not own.

Markets tumble as euro crisis goes critical

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Colin Kruger ANOTHER rout swept global stock markets yesterday as investors tried to come to grips with the implications of a euro collapse.

Packer has eye on rival

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Colin Kruger James Packer gives strong indication his interest in Echo Entertainment has not waned.

Italy fears hit markets

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Colin Kruger Another sharemarket rout sweeps the globe as investors try to come to grips with the possibility of a euro collapse.

Court action over preferential payments to ABC Learning's suppliers

ABC Learning group suppliers are being pursued in the Federal Court.

Leonie Lamont and Colin Kruger Suppliers of the failed ABC Learning group are being pursued in the Federal Court.

Packer keen to take bigger punt on Echo if ownership limits are lifted

Colin Kruger JAMES PACKER gave a strong indication yesterday that his interest in rival casino operator Echo Entertainment has not waned since Crown Ltd admitted it had acquired a 4.

ABC suppliers pursued over final payments

Leonie Lamont, Colin Kruger SUPPLIERS of the failed ABC Learning group, including the former brother-in-law of the founder Eddy Groves, are being pursued in the Federal Court over alleged preferential payments received in the...