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A $600 million fundraising has set a new high for the Australian venture capital sector.

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Challenging conditions for several of its investee companies did not dampen investor enthusiasm for a new fundraising for one of Australia's leading private equity firms.

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An Australian investment firm has paid more than $68 million for a 10% stake in a quick-service restaurant chain with global aspirations.

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A pending acquisition by a NASDAQ-listed global IT company will provide a Sydney private equity firm with its first exit.

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The withdrawal of a trade offer has sent a listed target's share price crashing putting a private equity consortium in a strong position to make a revised offer.

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A private equity consortium has made a $2.5bn offer for an ASX-listed waste management company.

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A private equity firm is to take a majority stake in a commercial laundries business to be partially divested by an ASX-listed company.

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A venture capital firm which focuses on investing in Australian B2B software companies has achieved a $50 million first close for a fund which already has four investments lined up.

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A new deal-by-deal private equity firm has made a substantial first investment taking a majority stake in a business believed to have an enterprise value of around $100 million.

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A private equity fund which will target carbon neutrality has attracted a cornerstone investment from the Australian government's clean energy investment agency.

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Australia's largest venture capital fund to date has been closed with the country's biggest bank among its investors.

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One of Australia's leading private equity fund managers ended a challenging 2020 calendar year closing its largest ever buyout fund.

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An imminent ASX-listing is expected to return a Melbourne private equity firm around $32 million.

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A recent presentation provided insights into the challenges of turning around a substantial business. Key takeaways were that turnarounds demand high operational involvement and even a well thought out strategy may need to be changed along the way.

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A private equity firm which specialises in building up small to medium sized businesses, has taken a majority stake in a hair care products company launched only three years ago.

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Assets of the New Zealand tourism business JUCY have been acquired out of receivership.

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A consortium of private equity investors has received a strong return from the ASX-listing of a retail fashion chain.

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Shareholders of an ASX-listed company have voted in favour of a private equity acquisition after nearly a year of negotiations.

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A Sydney venture capital firm has raised $75 million for a new fund which has a target of $200 million.

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Shareholders have voted in favour of a reduced private equity offer after being advised it was still reasonable.

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