Private equity-backed IPOs in Australia have out-performed comparable non PE-backed listings over both short- and long-term horizons, according to a new study.
Australasia | 11 Apr 2014 |
It is difficult to capture the scale of Australia’s printing industry given the amount of activity that takes place outside of the traditional silos. The data points highlighted by the national industry association, however, do not make for comforting...
Buyouts | 09 Apr 2014 |
Standard Chartered Principal Finance has provided a $50 million debt financing package for OM Holdings (OMH), an Australian Securities Exchange-listed mining company, and several of its affiliates.
Industrials | 04 Apr 2014 |
Blue Star Group, an Australian printing and communications specialist owned by Wolseley Private Equity, has agreed to merge with Independent Print Media Group (IPMG) to form the country’s largest printing company.
Industrials | 02 Apr 2014 |
When EQT made its first move to acquire Australian radiology provider I-Med, the first challenge was to build trust with the company’s management. The business had already been through a number of financial investors’ hands and it had not been an...
Healthcare | 02 Apr 2014 |
“The IPO market around the world is inherently a cyclical entity and it is unwise and unrealistic to expect it to always be open,” H. Chin Chou, CEO of Morgan Stanley PE Asia, told an AVCJ webinar last year. “At some point the market will come back...
Exits | 02 Apr 2014
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Unitas Capital have filed a cross claim against two senior Asahi executives in Australasia regarding their involvement in the Japanese company’s purchase of Independent Liquor from the private equity firms in 2011....
Exits | 28 Mar 2014 |
CHAMP Private Equity has secured $300 million in cross-border financing from GE Capital International for Accolade Wines, the firm behind mass-market brands such as Hardys and Banrock Station.
Australasia | 27 Mar 2014 |
EQT Partners has confirmed its acquisition of Australian radiology provider I-Med Network Radiology alongside Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec of Canada and Singapore's GIC Private.
Healthcare | 25 Mar 2014 |
Ironbridge Capital has dropped its proposed stapled secondary transaction that would have allowed investors to exit or rollover their positions into a new vehicle with the option of making a commitment to a new primary fund. AVCJ understands the deal...
Secondaries | 19 Mar 2014 |
Seven years after ExxonMobil began its feasibility study on commercializing gas resources in Papua New Guinea (PNG) through liquefied natural gas (LNG), the PNG LNG Project is poised to start delivering on its promise.
Expansion | 19 Mar 2014 |
Michael Lukin, managing director at Macquarie Investment Management Private Markets, has confirmed that management will spin-out the unit from parent company Macquarie Group.
Australasia | 18 Mar 2014 |
Kerogen Capital has invested A$30 million ($27 million) in Twinza Oil, which has oil and gas interests in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Thailand. The energy-focused GP is also said to be preparing to launch its next fund later in the year.
Industrials | 13 Mar 2014 |
TPG Capital is planning to sell a portfolio of real estate assets held by Inghams Enterprises that could more than cover the equity commitment it made when buying the Australian poultry producer last year.
Exits | 11 Mar 2014 |
Shelf Drilling, a shallow water drilling services company set up by Australia’s CHAMP Private Equity in conjunction with its US affiliate Castle Harlan and Lime Rock Partners, plans to list on the London Stock Exchange in May.
Exits | 10 Mar 2014 |
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