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12/5/2019

Investment certainty a step closer with Research and Development Bill

The Research and Development Tax Incentive Bill tabled in parliament today marks an important step forward in providing certainty to businesses about the future direction of Australia’s research and development tax incentive.

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12/5/2019

Global NSW strategy will boost innovation and productivity

The Global NSW strategy announced by NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, will provide a significant boost to country’s innovation and productivity according to the Australian Investment Council.

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12/3/2019

LPs favour mid-market buyouts and secondaries – report

Mid-market buyouts remain a perennial interest to institutional investors amid a heady mega-fundraising environment. According to Montana Capital Partners’ Annual Investor Survey 2019, 90 percent of family offices and foundations and 85 percent of i

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11/28/2019

$540M Business Growth Fund adds to Australia’s $30B private capital investment sector

The Australian Government’s new $540 million Business Growth Fund will add further momentum to the record-breaking growth seen over recent years within Australia’s $30 billion private capital investment sector.

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11/1/2019

The search for talent, value add and unicorns in Japanese private markets

With SuperReturn Japan now only a few weeks away, we take a look at some of the talking points that our speakers will be discussing at this year’s event.

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10/29/2019

Statement in relation to proposed recent initial public offerings in Australia

Over recent weeks there has been considerable media interest in decisions taken by some private equity firms not to proceed with public offerings of equity in businesses currently held within their investment portfolios.

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10/22/2019

LBO fund performance drops to three-year low

Leveraged buyout fund performance has fallen to a three-year low, according to research from eFront. The average total-value-to-paid-in multiple of active LBO funds hit 1.43x

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10/17/2019

Johnson Leadership Series - Episode 2

Until recently, John Doumani was a key name in the FMCG sphere, known for driving multinational success in large, blue chip companies.

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10/17/2019

The next strategy your GP will launch? Long-hold funds

The number of private equity firms considering a long-hold fund has soared over the past year, according to research from Dechert.

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10/15/2019

Johnson Leadership Series - Episode 1

Rob Coombe is a highly successful executive and director with over 30 years’ experience in financial services and fast-food QSR.

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10/15/2019

Super funds call on industry to get creative

Superannuation funds expect to increase their support for private capital but want the PE and VC industry to present them with more creative investment opportunities, according to some of Australia's largest funds at the AIC 2019 Conference.

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10/15/2019

Economic challenges ahead

The Reserve Bank and government need to do more to stimulate Australia's sluggish economy after recent interest rate and tax cuts have had little positive impact, according to two leading economists.

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