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Rushed finish

17 April 2019 By Pete Sweeney

The Japanese brand is paying $2.7 bln for DuluxGroup, sending its Australian peer’s shares to record highs. The hefty premium reflects a shortage of targets and the buyer’s eagerness for expansion. Given a cooling economy Down Under, it may have been better to keep the brush dry.

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