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20 March 2014

Policy support needed to align Australian superannuation funds with growth capital investmentp

There are very clear changes that can be made to the policy landscape to better align the long-term interests of superannuation fund members with the long-term investment horizon required to provide innovation and growth capital for Australian businesses.

19 March 2014

Riverside easily beats target in $230m second Asia-Pacific fundraisep

river-rapids The Riverside Company has followed up its recent $1.5bn flagship fundraise by pulling in more than $230m for its second Asia-Pacific vehicle.

18 March 2014

Macquarie to sell private equity fund of funds arm to management team

Australian investment banking giant Macquarie Group has reportedly agreed to sell its private equity funds of funds division to the unit’s three managers.

13 March 2014

Yellow Brick Capital backs online education course business Smart Sparrow

Australian education technology startup Smart Sparrow has picked up $10m of funding led by London-based Yellow Brick Capital following it setting up in San Francisco.

13 March 2014

Kerogen Capital backs Asia Pacific oil & gas exploration company Twinza

Energy-focused private equity firm Kerogen Capital has invested $27m in Twinza Oil, a private Asia Pacific-focused exploration and production company.

11 March 2014

IHH Healthcare mulls A$5bn bid for private equity-backed Healthscope

hospital healthcare medical IV i-v drip Asian hospital operator IHH Healthcare is reportedly considering making a A$5bn offer for private equity-backed Australian healthcare group Healthscope.

10 March 2014

Champ Private Equity eyes Shelf Drilling IPO

ship boat oil tanker Australian buyout firm Champ Private Equity plans to float its portfolio company Shelf Drilling on the London Stock Exchange.

6 March 2014

Australia’s Reinventure backs P2P lending company SocietyOne

Newly-launched Australian venture fund Reinventure has backed peer-to-peer lending company Societyone by participating in its $8.5m Series A round.

3 March 2014

Quadrant closes Fund VII on $850m

Australian private equity firm Quadrant has taken only a month to close its seventh fund on A$850m.

3 March 2014

Beijing Capital Group acquires Transpacific’s waste management unit for NZ$950m

New Zealand flag close up The Beijing Capital Group has agreed to buy Transpacific Industries Group’s New Zelanad-based waste management unit for NZ$950m.

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