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The world’s largest private equity firm has taken a stake in a listed Australian casino company.

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Private equity now represents 18.2% of the Future Fund although the sovereign wealth fund has been reducing its exposure to illiquid assets.

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A recently established co-investment platform for individuals interested in investing in high growth technology companies is rapidly building scale.

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Some government funding to be provided to grow New Zealand businesses could be allocated to overseas fund managers.

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A Sydney-based growth capital firm has led a group of mainly Australian investors backing a fast-growing Queensland technology company.

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One of the best-known sharing economy businesses has had to lower its internal valuation to attract a private equity rescue package.

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Legal action now appears increasingly likely following an investor deciding to pull out of a public to private deal in New Zealand.

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An investee of a Sydney venture capital firm has settled a lawsuit which claimed it had used stolen trade secrets.

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A company that makes devices that can be used for COVID-19 testing has raised $30 million on the ASX.

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The venture capital arm of a big-four bank has contributed to a large capital raising for an Australian fintech unicorn.

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The owner of Burger King New Zealand has gone into receivership.

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A technology fundraising has been put on hold as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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An Auckland company has raised venture capital to export nanofibre fabrics.

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An industry superannuation fund and a venture capital fund have led a $28 million investment round for an Australian satellite technology company.

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Federal government funding is now available to help women launch start-up businesses.

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An Asia Pacific regional private equity fund has closed at $US4.5 billion even as overall Asian fundraising has slumped.

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A private equity-owned business has agreed to refund more than $5 million in ticket sales it took for a series of basketball games last year.

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A private equity investee company plans legal action to enforce a business sale.

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Venture funding has been provided to a start-up which is using biological neurons to try to develop more powerful computer chips for AI programs.

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A New York software investor with a record of investing in Australian companies has closed a multi-billion-dollar fund despite the coronavirus.

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