Direct Capital will exit the bulk of its holding in New Zealand King Salmon as the seafood company seeks to raise up to NZ$77.5 million ($56.4 million) through a domestic and Australian IPO.
Australian GP AirTree Ventures raises its latest fund to invest in tech start-ups across growth ranges
CHAMP Private Equity has acquired a 50% stake in Containerchain, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider to the container logistics industry that is headquartered in Australia but also has a sizeable presence in Southeast Asia.
Turnaround specialist Allegro sees opportunity in luxury tourist transportation venture
A consortium including QIC, Future Fund and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has paid A$9.7 billion ($7.3 billion) for a 50-year lease at the Port of Melbourne, Australia’s largest container and cargo facility.
Beachwear maker Seafolly was already a leader in Australia when L Capital Asia acquired it in 2014. Now the founding family and the GP plan to build it into a global lifestyle brand
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has made its fifth new investment within four weeks – and its second in the fitness club space – with the purchase of gym operator Jetts Fitness.
Mid-market private equity firm TA Associates is supporting a management buyout of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s (GSAM) Australian equities and fixed income business.
Australia’s Allegro Funds is set for a first exit from its second fund – which closed at A$180 million ($139 million) in June of last year – having agreed to sell a majority stake in Great Southern Rail (GSR) to Quadrant Private Equity.
As competition for VC deals intensifies in Asia and capital becomes commoditized, GPs are stressing their value-add credentials. Should we believe the hype?
AirTree Ventures' successful fundraise underlines the growth interest in Australian venture capital, but the superannuation funds have yet to prove themselves to be a consistent source of capital
AirTree Ventures claims to have raised Australia's largest-ever venture capital fund, having closed its latest vehicle at A$250 million ($188 million)
Simple, an online marketing platform based in Australia, has raised A$10 million ($7.5 million) to support its expansion in the US.
Allegro Funds plans new store expansion for Pizza Hut Australia, but first the GP and its management team partners will make operational improvements to the existing business
Australia's H2 Ventures plans to raise up to A$55 million ($42 million) through an IPO for a dedicated unit that will make early and growth-stage investments in global financial technology start-ups.
The Riverside Company has promoted Nicholas Speer, a principal in its Melbourne office, to partner.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has completed its exit from Link Group, selling its stake in the Australian financial data and fund administration services provider alongside several other shareholders in a deal said to be worth A$872.3 million ($670 million).
Allegro Funds has acquired Pizza Hut Australia from US owner Yum Brands alongside a local management team comprising former McDonald’s executives.
The renewable energy division of Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation & Science has launched a A$20 million ($15.3 million) seed fund that will focus on domestic clean energy start-ups.
Summit Private Equity has contributed to a $50 million investment in Australia-listed potash project developer Elemental Minerals.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Brian Wilson, currently chairman of Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), as a senior advisor to its Asia buyout team.
Exposure to private equity and venture capital – where it is driven by true value creation rather than financial leverage or strong economic growth – has never been more important, according to Raphael Arndt, CIO of Australia’s Future Fund.
Crescent Capital Partners sold Breezway, an Australian manufacturer of louvre windows for residential and commercial buildings, to US-based industry counterpart Jeld-Wen Holding.
Executives from Ironbridge Capital and Catalyst Investment Managers team up with retail veteran Brett Blundy to take Australia's Mr Vitamins into its next stage of growth