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A local early-stage venture investor has joined with a US firm to provide a further $65 million in growth capital to an Australian company that provides e-commerce fulfilment technology.

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A US firm, which has backed similar ventures overseas, has led a $75 million Series A funding round for an Australian online used car sales platform that was only launched last year.

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An early-stage venture capital firm raised $12 million from high net-worth individual investors in nine days recently even as listed tech stocks were tumbling around the world.

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A roundtable event to discuss globalisation for high growth companies will be launched in Sydney on 2 June.

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A private equity firm is to pay a record $530 million for a leading Sydney tourist hotel months after a rival firm paid $315 million for a similar establishment nearby.

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A Canadian pension fund's infrastructure investment arm is to become Australia's largest independent transmission towers company with the $950m acquisition of TPG Telecom's towers.

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A leading US virtual incubator for life sciences companies has selected a first Australian company to join its program.

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Australia's largest superannuation fund is to invest $13 billion in private equity over the next two years lifting its allocation to the sector from 5% to 7%.

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A software specialist venture capital firm has launched fundraising for a $100 million new fund confident the raise will not be affected by the downturn in value of listed tech stocks flowing on to private markets.

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A venture-backed trades-focused online marketplace has been acquired for less than a quarter of its implied value six years ago.

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A turnaround specialist private equity firm has raised $750 million for its latest buyout fund.

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A New Zealand private equity firm is backing expansion of an independent grocery retail business.

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An Australian-founded buy-now-pay-later business has attracted $38 million in corporate funding from Europe.

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A growth capital firm has made a key addition to its retail platform acquiring a major youth apparel retail chain.

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A private equity investee has been able to generate a substantial return of capital despite the company's operations being affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

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An Australian investee of a global private equity firm is to be exited to a US-based investee of the same firm but the deal has transparency with both the transaction value and the exited company's 2021 revenue disclosed.

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Local private capital funds have reached a record total of almost $90 billion as overseas investors continue to see Australia as one of the world's most attractive investment markets.

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Technology billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has returned to the battle for control of power company AGL Energy, building a significant stake in the ASX-listed company.

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As the Future Fund positions for a challenging and volatile future it has so far retained its relatively high allocation to private equity.

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A state government business investment fund has taken a stake in a now US-domiciled tech company to ensure that it expands its local team.

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