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29 March 2016

TPG hires Thickins to head Australia operations

Joel thickins Global private equity firm TPG Capital has hired Joel Thickins, a former director at Champ Private Equity, to head its Australian operations.

29 March 2016

Affinity seals A$155m deal to buy clinical software maker Medical Director

clinical development Asian buyout firm Affinity Equity Partners has purchased Australian clinical software developer Medical Director.

11 March 2016

SK Capital buys opium-poppy processor

sunset-174276_960_720 US private equity firm SK Capital Partners has reportedly agreed to buy opium-poppy processing business Tasmanian Alkaloids.

8 January 2016

Dick Smith blames previous PE owners for collapse

light-bulb-503881_960_720 Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith has criticised its previous private equity owners for its collapse, AltAssets understands.

11 December 2015

VC-backed software developer Atlassian raises $462m IPO

software-557604_640 Venture Capital-backed Atlassian Corporation, an Australian software company, has raised $462m through its New York IPO.

13 November 2015

BNP Paribas buys stake in Apax Euro Fund

euro US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus has joined CVC and Apax in bidding for Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile Netherlands division, AltAssets understands.

12 November 2015

Square Peg leads $60m round in freelance marketplace Fiverr

Suit Square Peg Capital has led a $60m financing round in freelance services marketplace Fiverr.

11 November 2015

Qube to rival Brookfield’s bid for Asciano with $6.3bn offer

rail Australian logistic business Qube Holdings is reportedly set to rival Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management with a bid for rail-and-port operator Asciano, AltAssets understands.

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xray2_lrg Private equity-backed I-MED Radiology Network, Australia's largest X-ray provider, has reportedly withdrawn an A$500m ($350.45m), AltAssets understands.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

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