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A Canadian software company, backed by a global private equity firm, has jumped ahead of a local private equity firm in a battle to acquire an ASX-listed company.

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A report on venture capital tax concessions sought by the federal government has concluded they positively impact on the Australian innovation economy.

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A technology-focused private equity firm has made a new bid for an ASX-listed software company.

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An Auckland venture firm has led a $NZ3 million funding round for an early-stage technology company which is developing a pilot plant for its new zinc recycling technology.

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A leading global investment firm has appointed a new head of private equity for Australia and New Zealand.

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A new $861 million venture fund has set a record for the Australian market despite fundraising conditions worsening over recent months.

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A US private equity firm is back as a significant shareholder in a company it financed prior to listing on the ASX in 2015.

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An emerging companies fund has invested $10 million in a wealth management business.

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An early-stage venture firm has invested $3 million in a quantum technology start-up spun out of research at the University of Queensland.

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An early-stage venture firm will soon call a final close on a $100 million target fund.

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Learn what's been happening in private capital fundraising this year and what is likely to happen next year at the next Private Equity Breakfast in Sydney, November 3.

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A $500m target fund will leverage land held under native title to generate returns for investors and Indigenous owners.

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A New Zealand early-stage venture firm is nearing closing its first fund over-subscribed.

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A new fund set up to invest in defence innovation has made its first two investments.

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US online gaming investors have taken stakes in a Sydney internet media company that focuses on the sector.

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A leading US venture capital firm has revived interest in acquiring an ASX-listed software company.

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A $US100 million funding round has maintained the $US5.5 billion valuation set for an Australian fintech before this year's tech sector market correction.

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A global asset management firm has committed $795 million to a New Zealand-founded company that has developed technology that can convert carbon emissions into jet fuel.

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Microsoft's corporate venture arm has backed a New Zealand-founded company that has developed an artificial intelligence platform for planning and monitoring sales channel strategies.

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A revised public-to-private offer has been made for a company that provides donations management technology for churches.

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