Private equity investors see considerable upside in Australia and New Zealand’s lower and mid-market despite fewer large deals than before the global financial crisis. This usually involves...
Australasia | 08 Mar 2013 |
Australian private-equity-backed companies support an estimated 500,000 jobs according to research by Deloitte Access Economics.
Australasia | 08 Mar 2013 |
Anacacia Capital has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australian cooking products supplier Home Appliances to McPherson’s for A$22 million. The private equity firm is expected to secure a 5x money multiple and an IRR of more than 90% once the...
Exits | 08 Mar 2013 |
Private equity investors expect to see more large-cap deals in Australia as the liquidity boom in the US provides increased capacity for debt financing.
Australasia | 07 Mar 2013 |
Australia's private equity industry has seen robust deal flow in recent years and LPs remain committed to the asset class, albeit to a fewer number of GPs. Industry participants expect this to continue
Australasia | 06 Mar 2013
Canadian private equity firm Brookfield Asset Management is said to be among several investors targeting real estate developer Australand Property Group.
Australasia | 06 Mar 2013 |
Blue Star’s Australia and New Zealand entities, which are now run by two separate private equity-backed management groups, have agreed to buy assets from struggling rival printing company Geon.
Distressed/Special Situations | 06 Mar 2013 |
Australian companies have raised a record $6.2 billion in high-yield debt via the US markets in the last five months. This includes about $700 million in Term Loan B financing obtained by hedge funds Apollo Global Management and Oaktree Management to...
Financing | 06 Mar 2013 |
Australia’s Blue Sky Alternative Investments has hired two executives with corporate finance private equity backgrounds to run its operations in Sydney and Adelaide.
People | 05 Mar 2013 |
Australian private equity firm Pacific Road Capital Partners is investing A$10 million ($10.2 million) in coal mining firm CoalMont to fund its mining project in Canada.
Industrials | 01 Mar 2013 |
Australian Aged Care Partners, an Archer Capital portfolio company, has agreed to buy property group Lend Lease's aged care unit for A$270 million ($276 million). The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of March 2013.
Australasia | 28 Feb 2013 |
Global boutique PE firm International Real Estate Investment & Financing Solutions Group (IREIFS) has allocated $500 million to invest in Australia and New Zealand.
Southeast Asia | 27 Feb 2013 |
Australian companies are increasingly open to the prospect of working with a financial investor and seeking growth away from the public spotlight, says John Haddock, managing director at CHAMP Private Equity.
Exits | 27 Feb 2013
Australia's superannuation industry is still embroiled in a costs debate as funds decide whether a private equity strategy makes economic sense. Those sticking with the asset class are looking to go offshore
Fundraising | 27 Feb 2013 |
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