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30 July 2015

Paine & Partners’ Costa completes second biggest Australian IPO of the year

background-2277_640 New York-based Paine & Partners has raised A$550m ($400.8m) following Costa Group’s IPO.

29 July 2015

Legg Mason to acquire 75% stake in Australia’s RARE Infrastructure for reported $146m

construction digger infrastructure Legg Mason is to acquire a controlling 75 per cent stake in RARE Infrastructure Ltd, a Sydney, Australia-based manager of $7.6bn in global listed infrastructure assets, the Baltimore-based, NYSE-listed asset manager said on Tuesday.

15 July 2015

Queensland’s Labor govt could force QIC to fund state’s infrastructure

Australia The Labor government in the Australian state of Queensland "could force QIC to reduce its international and cash exposure to allocate more funds to the State's infrastructure", an Australian financial publication is reporting.

2 July 2015

Canadian infra specialist Brookfield in $6.8bn bid for Australian freight business

truck sascar Canada's Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has approached a major, publicly-traded Australian rail-and-port operator, Asciano, with a $6.8bn takeover bid, in what some observers said could become one of the biggest foreign takeovers in Australia's history.

26 June 2015

Switzerland’s Partners Group Holding, Canada’s OPTrust in Aussie wind farm consortium

wind-turbine-1424480-m The Swiss private equity firm Partners Group Holding and the Canadian pension fund OPT Trust are part of a consortium of investors that are to fund development of an A$450m ($348m), 240-megawatt Australian windfarm, it was announced on Friday.

25 June 2015

Australian Allegro closes distress fund at $139m

sydney-363244_640 Australian turnaround specialist Allegro Funds has closed its second fund on A$180m ($139m), AltAssets understands.

12 June 2015

Australia’s Archer buys local credit business from Dun & Bradstreet

archer target arrow Australian private equity buyout firm Archer Capital has purchased the Australia and New Zealand business of credit information provider Dun & Bradstreet Corp for A$220m ($170.26m).

1 June 2015

Quadrant buys Australian petfood supplier VIP in $318m deal

VIP Australia-based Quadrant Private Equity plans to expand chilled petfood supplier VIP Petfoods into the US after completing an A$410m ($318m) buyout.

22 April 2015

AMP hires Angell to head up European distribution team

tieshot-1-605363-m Australian infrastructure firm AMP Capital has appointed John Angell as head of distribution for the UK and Europe.

21 April 2015

Australia’s Brandon Capital closes record life science-focused Fund III on $154.5m

santarus life sciences Venture capital firm Brandon Capital has closed its third life sciences venture capital fund on A$200m ($154.5m).

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