The global private capital division of Australia’s QIC has received a A$550 million ($427 million) private equity mandate from domestic superannuation fund Rest.
Archer Capital, one of Australia’s largest private equity players, has abandoned plans to raise a sixth fund, with founding partner and CEO Peter Wiggs (pictured) set to retire from the firm.
The Blackstone Group will buy the panel repair business of Australia-listed automobile aftercare services and accessories provider AMA Group for an enterprise valuation of A$508 million ($396 million).
When Rio Tinto moved to sell the Kestrel mine in Australia, EMR Capital and Adaro Energy teamed up for a $2.25 billion acquisition - and the opportunity to meet strong emerging markets demand for coking coal
TPG Capital has hired Malcolm Jackson, who currently works for The Blackstone Group in Singapore, as a managing director in its Australia and New Zealand team.
Brandon Capital has committed A$7.7 million ($6 million) to Australian medical technology developer Global Kinetics.
China Jianyin Investment, a government-controlled investment group, has teamed up with a fund backed by CITIC Group to acquire a majority stake in vitamins supplier Australia Nature’s Care Biotech (ANCB).
CHAMP Private Equity took two divisions of Constellation Brands and turned them into a diversified portfolio of premium wine brands. It has secured a more than 5x money multiple for its efforts
Farm Venture, a farm property investment and operations management business based in New Zealand, has launched an agribusiness fund that aims to raise NZ$150 million ($109 million).
Colinton Capital Partners, a private equity firm established by Simon Moore, formerly Australia head at The Carlyle Group, has agreed to buy marine engineering business AMS Group.
Australian venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures has reached a first close of A$225 million ($173 million) on its third fund - including a commitment from Future Fund, the country's sovereign wealth fund.
Ryan Shelswell has been named head of Asia Pacific at Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), succeeding Chris Heine, who will retire from the company.
CHAMP Private Equity has agreed to sell Accolade Wines, which over the course of seven years it has turned into Australia’s largest wine producer, to The Carlyle Group for A$1 billion ($770 million).
The Riverside Company has sold New Zealand-based animal health devices manufacturer Simcro, along with Work Health Group, an occupational rehabilitation services provider in Australia.
Australia’s Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has achieved a final close for its second Asia-focused infrastructure fund at the hard cap of $3.3 billion.
Natural resources-focused GP EMR Capital and Indonesian energy firm Adaro Energy have agreed to buy an Australia coal mine owned by mining company Rio Tinto for $2.25 billion.
Myriota, an Australian space technology company focused on orbital internet-of-things (IoT) connectivity systems, has closed a $15 million Series A round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blue Sky Venture Capital.
Australia’s Ellerston Capital has led a A$24 million ($18.5 million) Series A round for Ansarada, a domestic business services company that provides virtual data rooms and artificial intelligence-enabled due diligence.
Five V Capital, an Australian GP established by Adrian MacKenzie, formerly a managing partner at CVC Capital Partners, has agreed to buy the contact center business of market services company Salmat for A$53 million ($41 million).
Singapore-based VC firm Hatcher and Australian accelerator BlueChilli will jointly invest a $125 million exchange-traded fund that will back 240 start-ups globally over the next three years.
Carpet Court’s attractive growth plan was held back by its structural weaknesses. Under the ownership of Allegro Funds, the company has new focus as the leader in New Zealand’s fragmented flooring industry
The state government of Victoria in Australia has confirmed a plan to invest A$15 million ($12 million) in the local agricultural technology sector.
TPG Capital has made a partial exit from Inghams Group, the Australian poultry producer it acquired in 2013 and took public in November 2016.
MDI Ventures, the corporate VC arm of state-controlled telecommunications firm Telkom Indonesia, has led a $10 million funding round for Australian communications platform Whispir.