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One of Australia's leading venture capital firms has revalued its portfolio down 28% from $10 billion to $7.2 billion reflecting substantially lower valuations of listed technology companies.

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An annual return of more than 22% has been reported for a private capital fund that invests in water rights.

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A venture-backed technology start-up, which reportedly was on track for a $1 billion valuation just months ago, has been placed in administration.

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A New Zealand private equity firm has exited its investment in an IT business through an international trade sale.

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A $900 million US acquisition of a Queensland-based software company is to provide a technology specialist private equity firm with a substantial return.

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​​​​​​​A fund which provides individual investors with access to institutional grade global private markets investments has tripled in size in little more than a year.

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ANZ bank has called off its proposed acquisition of accounting software business MYOB from KKR as it seeks to acquire Suncorp Bank for $4.9 billion.

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Investors achieve strong partial returns with the $NZ1.7bn sale of Vodafone New Zealand's mobile phone towers business.

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A majority private equity-owned company that sells leakproof period underwear is to be acquired by a Swedish company for $140 million.

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A mid-market private equity firm has exited a Sydney-based mining-focused technology company to one of the world's largest manufacturers of mining equipment.

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A listed technology investment firm has exited an investment at $20 million, more than twice its valuation of three years ago.

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A Sydney-based global forestry and agriculture assets manager is to be acquired by two major Japanese investment firms.

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An Auckland private equity firm has exited its stake in one of New Zealand's leading healthcare businesses to a global alternative assets manager.

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A venture-backed trades-focused online marketplace has been acquired for less than a quarter of its implied value six years ago.

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A private equity investee has been able to generate a substantial return of capital despite the company's operations being affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

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An Australian investee of a global private equity firm is to be exited to a US-based investee of the same firm but the deal has transparency with both the transaction value and the exited company's 2021 revenue disclosed.

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Australian venture capital investors are in line for returns of up to 20x investment resulting from the acquisition of an Australian-founded data technology company by a NASDAQ-listed company in the same space.

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An acquisition by a Singtel subsidiary will return a Sydney private equity firm 8x its initial investment after only about two years.

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A retail private equity fund-of-funds manager that invests only in Australian and New Zealand investment firms has reported its average gross return on invested capital has increased from 3.1x to 4.3x since the beginning of the year.

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A private equity firm has exited its investment in a New Zealand bus services business to Australia and New Zealand's largest private bus services operator.

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