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A global asset manager is planning to step up private capital investing in Australia primarily through co-investing alongside local firms.

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A US multi-family office has entered the Australian market by acquiring a Melbourne-based boutique wealth advisory firm.

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Australia remains an attractive destination for global private capital but investors see bigger Asian region opportunities in two much larger economies.

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Macquarie forecasts suggest an anticipated further reduction in the rate of economic growth in Australia this year, but they also suggest it could prove to be a great time to invest private capital.

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Private equity has slipped to third spot among the asset classes in which the Future Fund is invested.

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CSIRO is offering free R&D training for selected developers of digital health and medical technologies.

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The chief executive of an online stockbroker backed by US investment firms has stood down.

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The recently established credit arm of global investment firm Hillhouse has quickly established a presence in Australia.

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An international bank has begun offering venture debt facilities in Australia and New Zealand and across the Asia-Pacific region.

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Australia's sovereign wealth fund The Future Fund re-allocated $60 billion worth of assets over 2022-23 as it focused on the challenges of inflation and markets volatility.

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The Future Fund has further reduced its allocation to private equity and venture capital as it widens its search for alpha.

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A big four accounting firm received a private equity proposal to fund the separation of its consulting business, it has been revealed.

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One of Australia's largest industry super funds plans to move to 50% in-house investment management over a new five-year strategy.

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A Sydney growth capital and venture investment firm has set up a New Zealand team.

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A report on Australia's digital technology clusters confirms that digital businesses are generating well paid jobs in regional centres as well as capital cities.

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A leading venture capital investment firm has warned technology values may fall farther.

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Aboriginal community organisations will be partners in the planned development of a major green hydrogen project in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

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A quarterly review of Australian venture capital fundraising says capital raisings are still down from the peak of early 2022 but the mood across the sector seems more optimistic.

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The arrival in Australia of a New York-based consulting firm looks likely to shake up long-standing cosy relationships between the big four professional services firms and leading local private equity firms.

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The world's largest private capital business is planning to expand its range of strategies in Australia.

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