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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).

17 April 2015

Partners snaps up $300m PE portfolio from Sunsuper

sunrise-over-melbourne-1446026-m European private equity major Partners Group has purchased a $300m portfolio of private equity fund stakes from Australia-based superannuation fund Sunsuper.

16 April 2015

Affinity to buy Australia’s ticketing business Nine Live for $496m

australia flag Affinity Equity Partners has reportedly agreed to buy Australia-based live events and ticketing business Nine Live for an enterprise valuation of A$640m ($496m).

2 April 2015

Pacific, Koch’s Joint bid for mining equipment maker Bradken rejected

best-of-australia--1435900-m Australia’s Pacific Private Equity and US commodities group Koch Industries have had a $325m offer for mining equipment maker Bradken turned down.

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