Australia-based Alium Capital has received A$100 million ($79 million) in commitments for its debut venture capital fund, meeting the targeted corpus.
KKR and Affinity Equity Partners have withdrawn their bids to acquire Australian broadband internet provider Vocus Group.
Coopers Gap Wind Farm, a power facility under construction in Australia, has been acquired by the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a renewable energy-focused vehicle backed by QIC and Australia’s Future Fund.
Australia’s Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has launched a new Asia infrastructure fund with a $300 million cornerstone LP commitment from Canada’s Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo).
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CHAMP Private Equity has sold Golding Group, an Australia-based provider of mining and civil infrastructure services that it has owned since 2008, to rival contractor NRW Holdings at an enterprise valuation of A$85 million ($66.9 million).
Australia’s competition regulator has expressed concerns about the merger of outside school care providers Camp Australia and Junior Adventures Group (JAG), both of which are private equity-owned.
LaunchVic, a start-up investment fund backed by the government of Victoria, has ended its planned partnership with 500 Startups in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal at the Silicon Valley-based accelerator.
Australian mortgage lender and distressed debt servicer Pepper Group has accepted a buyout bid from KKR Credit Advisors (KCA).
A consortium led by Blue Sky Alternative Investments has bought Active Adventures, a New Zealand-based company that offers guided activity-based trips in Nepal, Europe, and South America, as well as in its home country.
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Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia, has received a second takeover bid from existing shareholder NextDC.
Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp. has entered exclusive negotiations to sell Hastings Fund Management to Australia-listed property developer Charter Hall Group.
Australian property funds manager 360 Capital is seeking to acquire Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia.
Australian mining services provider Bis Industries has reached a debt-to-equity restructuring agreement with creditors that will see current owner KKR relinquish its majority position.
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Hamilton Lane has opened an office in Sydney and hired James Martin, who previously spent five years at Partners Group focusing on institutional sales and deal origination, to lead local operations.
AirTree Ventures has led a A$13 million ($10.1 million) Series B round of funding for Expert360, an Australia-based online marketplace that connects small companies with independent consultants.
Affinity Equity Partners has submitted a bid to buy Australian high-speed broadband internet provider Vocus Group for about A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion), matching an offer made by KKR.
KKR Credit Advisors (KCA) has made a A$655 million ($499 million) offer for Australian mortgage lender and distressed debt servicer Pepper Group.
A group led by UK-based industrials and metals group Liberty House has agreed to acquire distressed Australian mining giant Arrium, beating out a private equity-backed Korean consortium.
Quadrant Private Equity has sold Zip Industries, an Australia-based manufacturer of drinking water appliances, to global water treatment specialist Culligan International for an undisclosed sum.
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