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A New Zealand investment company has provided the entire $33 million Series A funding for a fintech start-up.

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An Australian listed financial services business has abandoned efforts to sell its New Zealand wealth management arm.

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New investment from existing investors has propelled an Australian challenger bank to unicorn status.

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A global investment firm is to take a controlling interest in a bank-owned Australian investment business.

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An ASX-listed company is to take legal action against a global private equity firm for failing to proceed with acquisition of the company.

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An ASX announcement is expected to confirm a private equity-backed company is pulling out of an acquisition deal.

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The price of a corporate divestment deal has been reduced 25% by COVID-19.

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The world’s largest private equity firm has taken a stake in a listed Australian casino company.

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Private equity now represents 18.2% of the Future Fund although the sovereign wealth fund has been reducing its exposure to illiquid assets.

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A recently established co-investment platform for individuals interested in investing in high growth technology companies is rapidly building scale.

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Some government funding to be provided to grow New Zealand businesses could be allocated to overseas fund managers.

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A Sydney-based growth capital firm has led a group of mainly Australian investors backing a fast-growing Queensland technology company.

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One of the best-known sharing economy businesses has had to lower its internal valuation to attract a private equity rescue package.

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Legal action now appears increasingly likely following an investor deciding to pull out of a public to private deal in New Zealand.

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An investee of a Sydney venture capital firm has settled a lawsuit which claimed it had used stolen trade secrets.

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A company that makes devices that can be used for COVID-19 testing has raised $30 million on the ASX.

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The venture capital arm of a big-four bank has contributed to a large capital raising for an Australian fintech unicorn.

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The owner of Burger King New Zealand has gone into receivership.

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A technology fundraising has been put on hold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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An Auckland company has raised venture capital to export nanofibre fabrics.

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