Drawing on publicly available information and data, we have delved into six key priorities of change – boardroom diversity, digital technology investment, acquisition strategy, funding arrangements, shareholder composition, and tenure and remuneration – to discover the trends, challenges and opportunities for the ASX 300+ in each.
KPMG Enterprise analysed 664 ASX 300+ companies, including 626 local entities and 38 foreign companies listed in Australia. The ASX 300+ operate across all sectors of the economy and in all Australian states and territories.
Company information – all data and financial information was taken from the publicly available Annual Financial Reports of the 700 companies – these are available on www.asx.com.au by searching the entity and downloading the report. There were no other sources of information for the financial data. For most companies the information was from their 30 June 2016 Annual Financial Report, however a number of companies have different year ends and we have used the ‘latest’ information for each company.