Australia-based online wine retailer Vinomofo has raised A$25 million ($19 million) for an international expansion program from Blue Sky Venture Capital.
Tegel Group Holdings, a New Zealand-based poultry producer controlled by Affinity Equity Partners, is looking to raise as much as NZ$481 million ($332 million) through a dual listing in New Zealand and Australia.
Cyara Solutions Corp, a customer experience monitoring service established in Australia in 2006, has received $25 million in a Series A round of funding led by PeakSpan Capital and Greenspring Associates.
Affinity Equity Partners has bought Australia-based clinic management software developer Medical Director for A$155 million ($117 million).
TPG Capital has appointed Joel Thickins, formerly a director at CHAMP Private Equity, as new Australia country head.
Hony Capital has agreed to sell its 11.72% stake in Australia-listed oil and gas supplier Santos to ENN Group, a leading Chinese privately-held gas distributor, for $755 million.
CHAMP Ventures has postponed the launch of its eighth fund by six months. The Australian GP was expected to return to market in the first half of this year, having closed its previous vehicle in 2012.
Australian rail freight and cargo port operator Asciano has accepted a joint takeover offer from consortiums led by Qube Holdings and Brookfield Asset Management worth A$9 billion ($6.8 billion).
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Australian LPs are increasingly interested in non-traditional structures in private equity as they find that fund investment programs no longer offer the flexibility, fee burden and scale of deployment to meet their needs.
CHAMP Private Equity has invested in Pepperstone, an Australian foreign exchange broker that facilitates more than $100 billion in transactions every month.
Australian superannuation funds are more sophisticated co-investors than their US counterparts, but the ability of LPs across the industry to participate in these deals remains limited.
Oaktree Capital Group has opened its first office in Australia, with Byron Beath, previously of Macquarie Bank, appointed to lead investment activities in the region.
Investec has acquired a stake in Australia-based financial technology investor H2 Ventures. It is part of a broader collaboration that will see Investec contribute to H2’s accelerator and early-stage investment program.
Scott Bookmyer, COO of KKR’s Asian operation, has been given the additional role of head of Australia. He will relocate from Hong Kong to Sydney and start work in July.
Blue Sky Alternative Investments-backed healthcare technology company Alcidion has listed in Australia with a A$2 million ($1.4 million) IPO priced at A$0.03 a share.
Australia’s Telstra Ventures has made an LP commitment to Singapore-based Monk's Hill Ventures' debut Southeast Asia fund - which is targeting S$100 million ($80 million) - as part of an ongoing pivot to Asian venture capital.
A Brookfield Asset Management-led consortium and a group led by Qube Holdings that includes Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and China Investment Corporation (CIC) are considering a joint A$9 billion ($6.5 billion) bid for Australian rail...
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