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1 October 2015

EQT cancels I-MED’s A$500m IPO

xray2_lrg Private equity-backed I-MED Radiology Network, Australia's largest X-ray provider, has reportedly withdrawn an A$500m ($350.45m), AltAssets understands.

23 September 2015

Australian PE favouring sales over IPOs following share drop

sydney-363244_640 Following China’s stock market crash earlier this year, Australian private equity firms are favouring trade sales rather than initial public offerings (IPO), AltAssets understands.

21 September 2015

Pacific closes Fund V at A$2.1bn hard cap

Australia Australian private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners has closed its oversubscribed fifth fund at it’s A$2.1bn ($1.5bn) hard cap, AltAssets understands.

28 August 2015

Pacific Equity looking to buy Academic Colleges for NZ$530m

college education graduat Australian private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners is reportedly in talks to buy New Zealand-based Academic Colleges Group in a deal worth NZ$530m ($340m), AltAssets understands.

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.

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