OneVentures and UniQuest have led a AUD 34m (USD 23m) funding round for Vaxxas, an Australia-based biotechnology company running clinical programmes that include a needle-free COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
The company’s core technology was initially developed at the University of Queensland and Vaxxas was established in 2011 by UniQuest, the university’s commercialisation unit. OneVentures was also...
Monolith Management, an investment firm established by Xi Cao, formerly a partner at Sequoia Capital China, has set the hard cap at USD 250m for its debut China venture capital fund.
Adamantem Capital has acquired a majority stake in Retail Zoo, operator of Australia-headquartered food retail brands Boost Juice and Betty’s Burgers, from Bain Capital for an undisclosed sum.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Harvey M. Schwartz, formerly president and co-COO of Goldman Sachs, as its new CEO.
Crown Resorts represented a daunting target, given its size and pandemic and regulatory-related challenges. The Blackstone Group drew on its global know-how to make the USD 8.1bn deal work