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A large US venture and growth equity firm has invested in an Australian-founded pool service franchise business.

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A New Zealand venture firm has led an oversubscribed Series A investment round in an early stage company that has developed a electric propulsion system for recreational boating.

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An emerging companies-focused private investment firm has led a $5m investment round in an online sports betting technology company.

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ANZ Bank has confirmed it is in acquisition discussions with a global private equity firm to acquire an accounting software business.

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A Canadian pension fund has paid $NZ900 million for a 70% stake in Spark New Zealand's mobile phone towers business.

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Venture firms and private investors have invested in a seed funding round for a shares trading app despite recent share market falls.

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A growth capital investment firm has added a third disability care business to its portfolio.

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Japanese company Mitsui has moved to take a majority stake in an Australian construction and mining technology business.

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A Sydney venture and growth capital firm has taken a stake in an IT equipment supplies company.

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An infrastructure fund manager has announced plans to develop a Queensland data storage campus that could become a $2.5 billion project.

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One of the world's largest alternative assets firms is to invest $584 million in an Australian business which operates a global marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodities.

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A growth capital firm has backed the merger of two defence-focused software companies looking to build a significant player in the space.

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An alternatives investment firm is backing a planned roll-up of Australian metals recycling businesses.

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Funding of $23 million has been raised to develop a heart protection drug derived from deadly spider venom.

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A large superannuation fund is part of consortium that will acquire a US fibre-optic communications company for around $1.3 billion.

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A global assets manager has taken a stake in Australia's largest energy company months after two indicative acquisition offers were rejected.

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Blackstone has taken control of casinos operator Crown Resorts with the closure of its $8.9 billion acquisition of just over 90% of the company's shares.

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Investors have provided $4.2 million to expand a technology company that describes its service as "Uber for drones".

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Venture funding has been provided for a start-up that has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) driven program for training managers in an online classroom.

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The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has led a $5.6 million seed funding round for a start-up that has developed a film that it says reduces drag on aircraft surfaces leading to significant reduction in fuel consumption.

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