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How the Future Fund is investing in private markets

Speech by Wendy Norris, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Private Markets, at the Australian Investment Council Conference 2019 in Melbourne.

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Australian Investment Conference 2019 Annual Awards

The Australian Investment Council presented awards to a number of outstanding firms and industry leaders across the private capital sector at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as part of its annual conference.

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Australian Investment Conference 2019

More than 450 of the private capital industry’s leaders will attend the 26th Australian Investment Conference at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 11 and 12 September − the biggest gathering of private capital investors in the country.

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Private equity firms battle over fewer deals in Australia

Australia has seen its private equity deal count plummet amid competition for assets and soaring deal values. Firms have completed just 20 private equity deals in Australia in 2019, well below the 107 signed last year,

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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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Dry Powder Levels at Record High

Private capital investors in Australia have a combined US$14.8bn of dry powder to deploy in the next two to three years, according to a new report by EY and the Australian Investment Council

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Preqin Sector Series: Blog on Healthcare

In the first of a three-part sector series jointly produced by the Australian Investment Council and Preqin, we dive further into the Australian private equity and venture capital space by zooming into the healthcare sector.

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Australian Investment Council welcomes continuation of the Global Talent Scheme

The government's announcement today that the Global Talent program will become permanent is a positive step in building long term investment in our innovation economy.

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PE performance benchmarks need to evolve

Pensions, foundations and limited partners are increasingly using public and customised benchmarks to determine how GPs fare, said panellists at a Burgiss webinar.

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What to look for in private equity?

After a period of good returns from equities and bonds, and with the official cash rate at 1.0%, many investors are looking for ways to reduce risk and diversify their portfolios.

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The Australian National Outlook and how private capital can help

A new report recently released by the CSIRO predicted a bleak future for Australia unless action was taken to address some our most significant challenges.

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How do you find 10-20% improvements in EBITDA in 6 months?

Leading private equity firms are achieving step-changing improvements in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) within six months by turning to digital tools and advanced analytics to drive comprehensive, digital pro

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