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An Australian growth capital firm has gained the backing of an activist investment fund that has more than $US51 billion in funds under management.

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A listed technology investment firm has almost doubled its investment in a digital healthcare company ahead of a likely ASX listing.

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Two venture firms and several successful technology company founders have provided $10.6 million in seed funding for a start-up that provides basic infrastructure for SaaS ventures.

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Fundraising is underway for a first Australian venture capital fund-of-funds.

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A growth capital investor has taken control of a building access technology business which it believes has the potential to be tripled in size.

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A private equity firm that invests globally in growing mid-market companies, is backing an Australian events industry technology company.

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An acquisition by a Singtel subsidiary will return a Sydney private equity firm 8x its initial investment after only about two years.

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An industry super fund has cornerstoned a new capital raising by a Sydney venture capital firm.

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A Sydney-based funds manager has reached a $160 million first close on a fund which will be invested in sustainable plantation forestry in South-East Asia.

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Technology investment firms and individuals working in the space have backed a construction industry software company's plans to ramp up overseas sales.

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A Silicon Valley investment firm which focuses on B2B software has led a $40 million investment round in a Sydney company.

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An Auckland-based venture capital firm is raising its third seed fund to invest in New Zealand's 'boldest' start-ups.

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A private equity firm is to acquire a fertility business for $30.5 million, 32% lower than the vendor accepted from a trade buyer last year, before the deal was put on hold because of competition concerns from the ACCC.

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A retail private equity fund-of-funds manager that invests only in Australian and New Zealand investment firms has reported its average gross return on invested capital has increased from 3.1x to 4.3x since the beginning of the year.

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Industry super funds are believed to have committed to a $1bn target private equity buyout strategy.

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A Melbourne-founded firm with a global private equity and venture capital investment strategy is seeking an investment analyst to work in the US.

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Job opportunities in venture capital backed companies increased by more than a third in the second half of 2021 according to an industry survey.

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New Zealand's largest venture capital fund has led a $NZ16 million investment round in a company which has developed a non-invasive device for diagnosing gastric conditions.

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Technology that enables 'pay as you use' financing of equipment purchases has attracted $2.65 million in funding for its commercial launch.

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Two investment firms have invested $7.7 million in a fintech start-up that is targeting a specialised sector of online lending.

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