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5/31/2019

Australian private capital levels hit new record

The Australian private capital industry has hit an all-time high, holding $30 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of June 2018.

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5/30/2019

ILPA releases best practice guide for GP-led fund restructuring transactions

In April 2019 the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) released guidance on the practice of GP-led secondary fund restructurings. The guidance was developed in response to the rising number of transactions and the bespoke features that t

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5/29/2019

Impediments to Business Investment Inquiry – our industry’s role in helping to boost business invest

Just prior to the recent May 2019 federal election, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics presented its report on the impediments to business investment in Australia.

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5/20/2019

Returning Coalition Government must focus on policy reforms to lift business investment

Building a more productive, competitive and innovative Australian business sector should be the number one economic priority for the returning Scott Morrison-led Coalition Government, according to the Australian Investment Council.

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5/8/2019

Plans To Strengthen R&D Good For Business: Australian Investment Council

Proposed reforms announced today by the Labor Party aimed at strengthening Australia’sworld-class R&D tax incentive program could play a vitally important role in growing productivity and creating new employment opportunities into the future, accordi

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5/3/2019

Seismic shift for venture capital in Australia

Australia’s venture capital industry has changed dramatically over the past few years, and is now bigger and more global than ever before, that was one of the insights shared by Fred Giuffrida, Managing Partner at US-based investment firm, Horsley Br

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4/23/2019

Commitment To Help Growth and Expansion Of SME Businesses Vital For Economy

The announcement today of the Coalition’s re-commitment to a new $1 Billion Business Growth Fund is good news for Australia’s two million small and medium sized enterprises, says the Australian Investment Council.

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4/18/2019

Bain & Company - Global Private Equity Report 2019 – Part 1 – Exits & Fundraising

The international private equity market in 2018 continued to execute deals, source exits and raise capital at a historic five year pace.

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4/17/2019

My R&D tax claims are under review – what are my options?

EY tax specialists, Bernard Quain and Laurence Osen provide practical guidelines on how to navigate an R&D tax review or audit.

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4/17/2019

Reporting Threshold changes welcomed by SMEs

The Treasurer has approved changes that determine when a private company is considered 'large' for reporting purposes

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4/17/2019

Why private equity firms are looking at managing their portfolio company workforces digitally

SAP looks at how implementing Human Capital Management technology can reduce attrition, streamline processes and enhance staff engagement.

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4/11/2019

Australian Investment Council's plan for a more productive and innovative economy

A more productive and innovative Australian business sector should form the economic centrepiece of the 2019 federal election campaign for all sides of politics, according to a policy blueprint released today by the Australian Investment Council.

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