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A new bid for Crown puts the casino company in an awkward position. Blackstone's offer is only modestly higher than an offer rejected in June but, unlike then, there doesn't appear to be a rival waiting in the wings.

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A consortium of private equity investors is to exit most of its stake in a cancer care business in a deal believed to value the business at around $2.5 billion.

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A healthcare specialist private equity firm has made its first control transaction buying into a leading pharmacy management software business.

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CSIRO has entered into a five-year multi-million-dollar partnership with Google to cooperate on commercialising scientific discoveries.

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Local venture firms are backing the global aspirations of a Sydney-based commercial electric bike company.

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A software company which says it integrates the separate streams of communication in import/export transactions, is to list on the NZX just three years after it was founded.

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An Auckland start-up that provides grocery items direct to customers has received venture backing.

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An impact investment firm has taken a stake in a business that provides payment plans for private school fees.

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Visual effects technologies used in movies such as Lord of the Rings and Avatar are to be acquired as part of a $2.216 billion deal.

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A venture-backed tech company has put on hold its plans to list on the ASX before the Christmas-New Year holiday period.

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Shares in a private equity-backed company closed more than 6% down after their first day of trading on the ASX.

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A global private equity firm's $2.88 bid for a listed company has been complicated by a European syndicate making an $86.5 million bid for part of the business.

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A federal government-funded biotech incubator is to be launched next year as a first step to increase levels of commercialisation in the sector.

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Investment in a medical trials company will be used to grow the business organically and through acquisitions.

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A company that offers a digital system for keeping compliance records of heavy vehicle maintenance has taken the place of two other SaaS investments in an evergreen fund.

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Nominations have opened for new awards for Victorian start-ups.

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A venture-backed technology company has listed on the ASX with its shares rising 39% over first day trading.

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A healthcare sector specialist private equity fund has raised $190 million for its first fund.

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The boards of Sydney Airport have entered into an agreement for a super funds-led consortium to acquire the business for an equity value of about $23.6 billion.

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A Sydney firm's investment in an environmentally sourced sneaker company has doubled in value through the company's listing on NASDAQ.

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