Archer Capital has agreed to sell Aerocare, an Australia-based aviation ground handling operator it bought from Next Capital in 2014, to global market leader Swissport for an undisclosed sum.
GPs see increasing potential for later-stage investment in the Australian technology sector as early commercial successes and government encouragement help reshape the national psyche
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has purchased amusement arcade operator Timezone Group as the first part of a buy-and-build strategy in the family and children’s entertainment market.
Investors see growing opportunity in Asian credit, but the region has proven difficult for foreign managers to address. Local expertise, particularly in emerging markets, can unlock the best returns
New Zealand’s Pencarrow Private Equity has agreed to sell its entire stake in Icebreaker, a domestic clothing brand that specializes in outdoor winter apparel, to US-listed competitor VF Corporation.
The CSIRO Innovation Fund, a venture program under the Australian government’s latest science development policy push, has invested in its first four local technology start-ups.
Fiona Mackenzie (pictured), the head of external investments and partnerships at New Zealand Superannuation Fund, is leaving to join First NZ Capital (FNZC).
Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has agreed to acquire 100% of Equis Energy, a project platform of 180 assets under private equity investor Equis Funds Group, for $5 billion. It is said to be the world’s largest renewable energy generation acquisition...
Hosen Capital, New Hope Group and Temasek Holdings have agreed to buy Australia-based Real Pet Food – a leading global producer of fresh chilled pet food – from Quadrant Private Equity at a valuation of A$1 billion ($773 million)
KKR has appointed David Lang (pictured), previously a partner and founding member at Pamplona Capital Management, as a partner-level executive in its Sydney office. He will start work in early 2018.
CricHQ, a cricket-focused online platform based in New Zealand and backed by Singapore-based Tembusu Partners, has been placed in receivership.
The Growth Fund has sold the remainder of its stake in Australian motorcycle dealership operator MotorCycle Holdings – which it took public last year – for approximately A$18.5 million ($14.5 million).
Australian private equity firm ROC Partners has teamed up with the state government of New South Wales and pension fund First State Super to launch a A$150 million ($118 million) equity fund targeting small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).
A couple of high-profile rejections of Chinese deals overshadow the fact that most foreign investments in the country receive approval. Prospective buyers are advised to engage with interested parties from the outset
Airtasker, an Australian peer-to-peer jobs and services marketplace operator, has raised a A$33 million ($25.7 million) funding round led by Skyfield Capital.
Allegro Funds has reached a first close of more than A$200 million ($156 million) on its third fund. The Australian GP is no longer marketing to new investors and a final close near the hard cap of around A$300 million is expected before the end of the...
A legal action by Australia’s Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to force the founders of Adamantem Capital – who previously worked for PEP – to disclose marketing materials used in fundraising with a view to establishing whether they have breached obligations...
The Riverside Company has made an investment of undisclosed size in Energy Exemplar, a software provider for the electric power, water, gas and renewables industries.
Five V Capital, a private equity firm headed by CVC Capital Partners’ former Australasia lead Adrian MacKenzie, has led a A$10.5 million ($8.2 million) funding round for Sydney-based financial services provider RateSetter.
Outside school care providers Camp Australia and Junior Adventures Group (JAG), which are owned by Bain Capital Private Equity and Advent Partners, respectively, have abandoned plans to merge.
Agricultural technology investment in Australia is growing rapidly from a low base. Sustaining this momentum requires international capital channels and attention to local differentiators
BGH Capital, the Australia and New Zealand-focused private equity firm set up by Ben Gray (pictured), formerly co-head of TPG Capital in Asia, has launched its debut fund with a target of A$2 billion ($1.6 billion).
Ironbridge Capital has made a partial exit from Bravura Solutions, the Australia-based financial services administrator that raised A$148 million ($118 million) through a domestic IPO last November.
The Carlyle Group has sold its approximately 46% stake in Coates Hire as Seven Group Holdings took full ownership of the Australian equipment-leasing business in a deal worth A$517 million ($418 million).