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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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10/15/2019

How to invest in China and succeed

China remains a prime investment opportunity for Australian companies despite the ongoing US-China trade stoush adding another layer of complexity to an already challenging market.

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10/15/2019

How entrepreneurial governance gives PE the edge

Private capital will continue to deliver outsized returns thanks to its unique governance approach, while meeting growing demand for more sustainable and renewable investments, according to the co-founder of one of the industry's largest managers.

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10/15/2019

Value creation through intelligent enterprise resource planning

Assala Energy, a medium-sized PE-backed oil and gas firm, built the digital foundation to underpin its acquisitive growth strategy in 6 months.

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10/14/2019

Preqin Sector Series: Blog on the consumer discretionary sector

Consumer discretionary is a key industry for Australian private equity & venture capital, as we explore in the last of the three-part series with Preqin.

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