Brett Sutton, who leads Affinity Equity Partners’ operations in Australia, has resigned from the firm after more than 15 years of service.
BlackRock has made an equity investment in Australia-based hotel booking platform SiteMinder that values the company at about A$1.1 billion ($760 million).
Accel-KKR, a US-based private equity firm created by Accel Partners and KKR, has invested A$28 million ($19.3 million) in Australian workforce management software provider Pegasus.
A consortium backed by mining-focused GP EMR Capital and Singapore’s Golden Energy & Resources has agreed to acquire an Australian gold mine in a deal worth up to A$300 million ($207 million).
Australia’s AMP Capital has closed its latest global infrastructure fund with $3.4 billion in commitments. The target was $3 billion.
Soul Machines, a New Zealand-based company specializing in emotionally responsive artificial intelligence (AI), has raised a $40 million Series B round led by Temasek Holdings.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has submitted a A$761.2 million ($517 million) bid for Village Roadshow, an Australian media company that operates cinemas and theme parks and has interests in film production and distribution.
Anacacia Capital has made an investment of unspecified size in Direct Couriers, a courier and logistics services provider that operates in Australia and New Zealand.
Australia’s Blackbird Ventures has completed a GP-led secondary transaction whereby StepStone Global and HESTA have acquired interests from its debut fund for approximately A$100 million ($69 million).
New Zealand’s Impact Enterprise Fund (IEF) has confirmed an investment in local sustainable packaging supplier Grounded.
CHAMP Private Equity became CPE Capital earlier this year, following a leadership transition. The Australian GP has also refined its middle market investment strategy, emphasizing functional expertise
Australia-based cybersecurity start-up Secure Code Warrior has secured a $47.6 million Series B round led by Goldman Sachs.
UniSA Ventures, a tech commercialization unit of the University of South Australia, has secured A$45 million ($31 million) from a group of Chinese investors for an Australia-focused biotechnology fund.
Australian insurance broker network AUB Group has terminated its agreement to acquire Pemba Capital Partners’ 49% stake in Coverforce Holdings, a transaction that was opposed by the company’s founder.
The Carlyle Group is bidding to acquire Pioneer Credit, a listed financial services provider specializing in consumer debt collection in the Australia and New Zealand markets, for an enterprise valuation of approximately A$288 million ($197 million).
Schroder Adveq has sold 12,000 hectares of almond orchards in Australia to Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP) for an undisclosed sum. The pension plan has also agreed to pay Olam International A$490 million ($332.5 million) for permanent...
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) has acquired a 24.9% stake in Sydney's nascent metro rail system as part of a A$167 million ($113 million) investment.
The Australian government has launched a A$540 million ($365 million) growth fund to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), with commitments coming from the country's largest banks.
Australian alternative protein producer V2Food has secured a $35 million Series A round led by Hong Kong’s Horizons Ventures and Australia’s Main Sequence Ventures.
Allegro Funds has agreed to acquire a portfolio of Australian and New Zealand furniture and household goods brands – including Best & Less, Harris Scarfe, Postie, and Debenhams Australia – from South Africa-based retail holding company Steinhoff International.
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