THE DISTILLERY: Trashing Tinkler

The commentariat is caught up in Nathan Tinkler's failure to force change at Whitehaven, while some examine foreign offers for Arrium and GrainCorp.

The Whitehaven Coal register casually swatted away the concerns of the miner’s largest shareholder, Nathan Tinkler, at yesterday’s annual general meeting. Australia’s business commentators examine the position that Tinkler now finds himself in, having categorically placed himself offside with the board and management in the company that is responsible for most of his wealth.

Meanwhile, three other business writers have taken a look at the big takeover offers that have been lobbed for Australian steelmaker Arrium and grain handler GrainCorp from foreign firms.

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