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Amazon buys Whole Foods(!) for $13.7 billion

Amazon has acquired Whole Foods, a move that marks the ecommerce giant’s official entry into the world of brick-and-mortar stores… Read more »

Private equity, capital flows bolster local 2017 M&A prospects

Local bankers and lawyers expect a strong final half for mergers and acquisitions, after a jump in activity and resurgence… Read more »

The week in medical cannabis: ethics approval granted, new JV formed

It’s been a big week for Australia’s growing medical cannabis industry, with ethics approval granted for two human trials as… Read more »

Two medicinal cannabis trials to start

Medlab Clinical Limited has received Human Research Ethics Committee approvals to begin human trials of two different cannabis-based medicines. Developed… Read more »

Cancer start-up receives US$16m funding

QUE Oncology, a clinical-stage biotechnology company established by The University of Queensland and Emory University (Atlanta, USA), has received US$16… Read more »