The owners of Dick Smith appear happy to try their luck on the market pre-Christmas as the IPO market starts to ignite. Expect the float to leave a bitter taste in the mouth of Woolworths’ shareholders. Nine Entertainment, meanwhile, is spending up big ahead of its IPO, hoping to show off its digital potential to investors before a December listing. Elsewhere, the manager of the Commonwealth Property Office Fund rebuffs Dexus, a KPMG review finds Bega’s Warrnambool Cheese and Butter bid undervalues the group and queries are raised about the valuation of the Cross City Tunnel.
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It appears the IPO market is too hot for Anchorage Capital Partners to risk pushing back a float of Dick Smith Electronics until next year.