Australia’s Anacacia Capital has completed the first close of its Anacacia Fund II at $75 million within weeks of opening, raising 50% more than its original target. Superannuation funds, fund of funds and family offices from Australia and overseas are among the investors.
The private equity firm told AVCJ that it has the capacity in the next year to raise up to $150 million in subsequent closes. "Local investors are still willing to back the best Australian GPs," said...
AMC Entertainment, the US theatre chain controlled by China’s Dalian Wanda Group, will acquire Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema Group from PE firm Bridgepoint and Swidesh media group Bonnier Holding for SEK8.25 billion ($929 million).
GreenSync, an Australian company that has developed smart software for use in electricity grids, has raised A$11.5 million ($8.7 million) in Series B funding from Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Southern Cross Venture Partners.
CapitalG, the investment arm of Google parent company Alphabet, formerly known as Google Capital, has led a $15 million Series B round for Indian math learning start-up Cuemath.
Local Measure, an Australian analytics technology provider servicing the tourism industry, has raised $3.4 million for an expansion effort that will include opening new offices in Los Angeles and Dubai.