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Venture firms back capital raising software for listed companies.

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Changing market conditions have resulted in the Future Fund switching its listed equities focus to active fund managers.

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New Zealand eye examination software is expected to be strongly promoted in the US market after receiving investment backing from two major optometry sector companies.

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A specialist US venture firm has led a $23 million Series A funding round for a Sydney company that has developed a cheaper and greener process for refining lithium.

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Venture capital investors have provided follow-on funding of $50 million to an online medical treatment platform.

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Private capital industry peak body the Australian Investment Council (AIC) has welcomed the final report of the federal government’s Migration Review.

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Miles Advisory Partners has announced a strategic partnership with the global corporate advisory sector's leader on private equity exits.

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The takeover of a listed investee will boost the final returns for a growth capital firm.

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Hong Kong-based Horizons Ventures has led a $US10 million funding round for a Melbourne start-up that is introducing biological components to artificial intelligence computing.

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A private equity-backed merger of two project management companies is targeting the boom in Australian infrastructure projects, particularly in Queensland.

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A $1.82 billion private equity offer for a listed funeral service business has been withdrawn with the bidder controlling nearly 20% of the company.

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A US private equity firm has paid $688 million to acquire a leading Australian doors and windows manufacturer.

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A growth capital firm targeting an initial $150 million fund has reached a first close of $55 million.

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Global investors have provided $224 million to commercialise a chronic pain relief device developed by a Sydney company.

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An Australia-based venture firm has contributed to a $US50 million investment round for a US company that claims to be the leader in real-time artificial intelligence-driven cyber security.

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Australian investors are to be given access to a global alternatives fund-of-funds strategy run by Hong Kong and Singapore investment managers.

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The Future Fund has appointed an industry leader as the new head of its private equity team.

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Australian and Silicon Valley venture firms have led a $22 million funding round for a Sydney-based drone surveying technology company.

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One of Australia's leading venture firms has appointed an additional partner.

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A Sydney-based firm is to jointly manage a new Apple-backed fund that will focus on removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while generating financial returns for investors.

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