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A technology company co-founded by an Australian entrepreneur has raised $US20 million in the US.

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A recently launched New Zealand seed fund has made its first investment.

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A Middle East investment firm has committed $433 million to an Australian banking start-up.

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A private equity-owned women’s fashion chain has been placed in administration.

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Existing Australian technology could be used as a platform for COVID-19 self-tests.

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Two Maori groups are in line for a substantial return on a direct private equity investment.

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One of the pioneers of venture capital in Australia has been appointed chair of the country’s largest biotechnology commercialisation fund.

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Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will bring a ground-breaking Australian vaccination technology closer to use for vaccinating children against measles.

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The founders of a well-known retail chain have bought out their private equity investor.

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A recently agreed private equity acquisition of a majority stake in an Australia-wide retail network is now in doubt.

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A venture credit fund has provided $3 million to a data analytics company.

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering with the Wellcome foundation and Mastercard to set up an accelerator and commit $US125 million in seed funding to speed up development of treatments for COVID-19.

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A Sydney private equity firm is expected to generate a return in excess of $500 million after exiting an investment to a major US firm.

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Current uncertain times have not discouraged wholesale investors from investing in alternative credit, an investment firm has shown.

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Private equity bidders are still in talks with an ASX-listed company despite its share price falling 76 per cent.

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​​​​​​​Private capital is to be invested alongside government funding to provide $53 million to develop drugs to fight heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes, some of the most common causes of premature death.

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A Melbourne company which produces a mark-up tool for PDFs has attracted US venture capital.

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Blackbird Ventures has invested $1 million in a start-up which has developed a medical device to relieve period pain.

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A new manager has been appointed for the South Australian government’s $50 million venture capital fund.

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