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A recent presentation provided insights into the challenges of turning around a substantial business. Key takeaways were that turnarounds demand high operational involvement and even a well thought out strategy may need to be changed along the way.

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A private equity firm which specialises in building up small to medium sized businesses, has taken a majority stake in a hair care products company launched only three years ago.

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Assets of the New Zealand tourism business JUCY have been acquired out of receivership.

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A consortium of private equity investors has received a strong return from the ASX-listing of a retail fashion chain.

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Shareholders of an ASX-listed company have voted in favour of a private equity acquisition after nearly a year of negotiations.

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A Sydney venture capital firm has raised $75 million for a new fund which has a target of $200 million.

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Shareholders have voted in favour of a reduced private equity offer after being advised it was still reasonable.

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Fundraising completed for New Zealand's largest venture capital fund.

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An Asian regional private equity firm has exited iconic Australian company R.M. Williams to Australian private owners.

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Improved performance following easing of COVID-19 restrictions has enabled a New Zealand listed company to negotiate a higher offer from a private equity-led acquisition consortium.

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A global alternative investment manager has made an indicative multi-billion-dollar bid to acquire AMP.

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A listed company has agreed to provide a private equity consortium with non-exclusive due diligence while indicating it considers a revised $2.86 billion bid still too low.

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Virgin Australia will begin its life under private equity with a new chief executive.

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Two buyout firms have made an indicative $2.77bn bid for a listed share registries business.

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An Asian region private equity firm is to exit an Australia-based investee to a major local firm.

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An Asian private equity firm is to provide debt funding to finance a competitor to Qantas and Virgin Australia on Australia’s major air routes.

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Federal government funding to support private investment in early-stage businesses has been proposed to help generate economic recovery from COVID-19.

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An Australian-developed break-through treatment for head lice has been approved for use in the US.

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The producer of a live theatre show shut down by COVID-19 restrictions has accepted investment from a private equity-owned technology business.

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A family office has led a $US30 million fundraising round for a music rights marketplace business.

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