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HarbourVest launches first Australian office amid region’s growing LP demand

HarbourVest Partners has opened its first office in Australia amid increased demand for alternatives from LPs and rich individuals in the region, the firm said. The post HarbourVest launches first Australian office amid region’s growing

Infra investment major DIF teams with Amber Infra for buyout of Australia’s Rail First

DIF Capital Partners has teamed with Amber Infrastructure Group to buy Australian rail freight leasing company Rail First from Anchorage Partners. The post Infra investment major DIF teams with Amber Infra for buyout of Australia’s

Nearmap shares surge as Thoma Bravo offers over $750m for Australian aerial mapping company

A $754m bid from buyout giant Thoma Bravo for Australian aerial imaging specialist Nearmap has sent the company's shares soaring following three years of steady decline. The post Nearmap shares surge as Thoma Bravo offers

Barings to boost real estate AUM to $53bn with Australian Altis buyout

Investment manager Barings has agreed to acquire 100% of Australian real estate firm Altis Property Partners. The post Barings to boost real estate AUM to $53bn with Australian Altis buyout first appeared on AltAssets Private

Asia-Pacific PE, VC, M&A jumps despite China deal activity slide

Asia Pacific private equity, venture capital, and M&A activity jumped almost 10% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year - although deal activity in the region remains choppy. The

KKR, ANZ talks for potential $3bn MYOB buyout are over

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has dropped talks with KKR for the potential A$4.5bn ($3.04bn) buyout of software firm MYOB. The post KKR, ANZ talks for potential $3bn MYOB buyout are over first appeared

KKR in talks with ANZ for MYOB divestment, deal said to be over A$4.5bn

KKR is in talks with the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group to divest software firm MYOB. Local media said the deal can be priced at over A$4.5bn ($3.04bn). The post KKR in talks with

Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia

Blackstone has hired Mark Glengarry from Anchorage Capital Group as head of Asia Pacific origination, Blackstone Credit (BXC). The post Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia first appeared on AltAssets Private

CVC ends potential A$20bn Brambles takeover discussion

CVC has walked away from a potential A$20bn Brambles takeover deal that was announced just a day ago. The post CVC ends potential A$20bn Brambles takeover discussion first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

CVC in talks for A$20bn Brambles takeover, potentially biggest PE deal in the country

Australian logistic company Brambles has confirmed that it is in talks with CVC Capital Partners for a potential takeover. The deal can lead the company to a A$20bn valuation according to earlier reports. The post

KKR makes USD 15bn approach for Ramsay Health Care

Private equity firm KKR has made a takeover bid for Ramsay Health Care, an Australia-listed hospital group which has nearly EUR 760m of EBITDA in European operations.

KKR files $14.8bn bid for Ramsay Health Care, would be biggest PE deal in Australian history if successful

Global buyout giant KKR has led a consortium to file a record $14.8bn bid for Australian hospital operator Ramsay Health Care, making it potentially the biggest private equity-backed buyout deal for an Australian company. The

BGH raises biggest-ever buyout fund by an Australian firm with A$3.6bn Fund II close

BGH Capital has closed the biggest-ever buyout fund raised by an Australian firm by collecting A$3.6bn ($2.62bn) for its sophomore investment vehicle. The post BGH raises biggest-ever buyout fund by an Australian firm with A$3.6bn

EQT’s €15.7bn infra fund up to 75% invested following Stockland deal

EQT has tapped its €15.7bn infrastructure fund to buy Australian retirement living provider Stockland in an A$987m deal. The post EQT’s €15.7bn infra fund up to 75% invested following Stockland deal first appeared on AltAssets

New Zealand Rugby players agree to Silver Lake buyout, values new commercial entity at NZD3.5bn

Silver Lake has moved a step closer to buying the commerical arm of New Zealand Rugby after the players' union reached an agreement in principle over the deal. The post New Zealand Rugby players agree

AirTree closes largest seed fund in Australia, boosts fund under management to $1.3bn

AirTree Ventures has boosted its fund under management to $1.3bn thanks to the newly-collected $700m across three funds. The post AirTree closes largest seed fund in Australia, boosts fund under management to $1.3bn first appeared

Livingbridge races to third deal in two weeks with Waste Services Group acquisition

UK mid-market buyout house Livingbridge has made its third investment this year by buying into waste management services provider Waste Services Group. The post Livingbridge races to third deal in two weeks with Waste Services Group

Crown Resorts board likely to back Blackstone’s sweetened $6.5bn takeover offer

Global buyout giant Blackstone has come closer to a Crown Resorts acquisition with a revised offer of A$13.1 per share, valuing the company at A$ 8.87bn. The casino operator's board said it was likely to

KKR, OTPP, PSP buy into Australian Spark Infrastructure for $3.76bn

KKR, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Public Sector Pension Investment Board had acquired all issued securities of Spark Infrastructure in an all-cash transaction for A$5.2bn. The post KKR, OTPP, PSP buy into Australian Spark Infrastructure

OTPP joins KKR as backer of Australian carbon offsetting specialist developer GreenCollar

The $227bn-managing Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has joined KKR as a new long-term investor in Australian carbon offsetting specialist developer GreenCollar. The post OTPP joins KKR as backer of Australian carbon offsetting specialist developer GreenCollar

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