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14 April 2014

Policy update crucial to enticing offshore investors to Australiap

A more expansive Significant Investor visa programme would help Australian businesses benefit from venture capital funding to fuel future economic growth.

20 March 2014

Private equity funds eye Cayman ahead of rule changep

A proposal for amendments to Cayman law could align their legislation with that of Delaware in order to facilitate private equity structures adopting the master/feeder structure, potentially attracting more funds domiciling in the offshore jurisdiction.

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.

7 March 2014

South Korea opens doors to inbound private equity investment

South Korea is planning to relax regulations that restrict M&A activity, making it easier for groups such as private equity firms to invest in the country, according to the latest three-year plan for economic innovation launched by the country’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

27 February 2014

Hong Kong to move forward with private equity tax exemptions

Hong Kong financial secretary John Tsang has confirmed a previously announced programme of tax exemption to private equity funds in his latest Budget.

27 February 2014

US private equity industry not keen on tax reform

The lobbying and trade body for the US private equity industry has criticised a proposed tax reform, claiming it would penalise long-term capital investment.

24 February 2014

South Africa’s Budget needs to drive foreign capital inflows, says private equity bodyp

South Africa’s National Budget is an opportunity for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to optimise the country’s tax and spending policies in a way that stimulates investment and foreign capital inflows, and sparks economic growth, entrepreneurship and job creation, according to the South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.

24 February 2014

SEC could grant private equity special exemption over deal fees

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission could make private equity firms exempt from needing to register as broker-dealers and therefore allow it to continue charging transaction fees, in a previously disputed area of regulation.

12 February 2014

Asset managers target investment performance as regulatory storm abatesp

Deploying regulation remains a top concern, but pursuing investment performance ranks as other crucial issue for 2014, according to a recent survey.

23 January 2014

GE Capital considers offloading $1bn private equity fund stakes

GE Capital, the financial services division of US energy group General Electric, is looking to divest up to $1bn of private equity fund stakes

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