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An investment plan for the Breakthrough Victoria innovation initiative is to be finalised by the end of June.

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Queensland's largest two super funds have moved a step closer toward a merger that will create one of Australia's largest super funds.

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Australia's digital health accelerator has linked with a new US initiative to provide local digital health businesses with access to the world's largest healthcare market.

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Federal government funding to support private investment in early-stage businesses has been proposed to help generate economic recovery from COVID-19.

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A planned new private equity firm could take more Australian retail brands into Asia.

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Control of an alternative investments listed investment company is changing at last.

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Bondholders are seeking to use takeovers law to overturn the sale of Virgin Australia.

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A group of shareholders want a New Zealand listed company to try to negotiate a lower price deal rather than pursue legal action against a private equity firm which withdrew its acquisition offer.

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Venture fund managers say they overestimated damage from the coronavirus lockdown but warn it will result in lower investment in the sector.

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A private equity-owned business has agreed to pay $1 million “expenses” after pulling out of an acquisition.

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An Australian listed financial services business has abandoned efforts to sell its New Zealand wealth management arm.

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An ASX-listed company is to take legal action against a global private equity firm for failing to proceed with acquisition of the company.

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An ASX announcement is expected to confirm a private equity-backed company is pulling out of an acquisition deal.

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

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How will the coronavirus crisis affect Australian venture capital?

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Private capital investment firms have been recommended to take the coronavirus crisis into account in preparing current portfolio valuations.

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The corona virus has reminded us of the fickleness of listed markets. But will the flow on of COVID-19 to private markets cause a sniffle or something more serious?

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