Affinity Equity Partners has finalized its acquisition of Australian meat products firm Primo Smallgoods in a deal that values the company at A$740 million ($758 million). Previous reports suggested that the valuation was at least A$900 million.
The private equity firm will take a 70% stake, with the remainder held by Primo's founders, the Lederer family, Reuters reported, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. Affinity submitted...
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Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Sydney Angels, a syndicate of high-net-worth individuals that invests in Australian start-ups, has launched its second fund with a view to raising up to A$20 million ($15 million).
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