Four factors enabling HNW growth in private markets
Hurdles to private markets investing for high-net-worth individuals are increasingly easier to overcome, paving the way for substantial individual investment over the next five years.
Are you ready for the changes to fraud and corruption control?
A new Australian Standard AS8001:2008 - Fraud & Corruption Control was released on 11 June, 2021. This Standard is considered the benchmark when it comes to how organisations can mitigate fraud and corruption risks.
Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital – Strong Performance Continues
Australian PE/VC continues to demonstrate strong long-term net of fees performance for investors, outpacing the ASX 300 and the ASX Small Ordinaries for the 5, 10, and 20-year periods ending 31 December 2020.
Political Insights Series | Heat is rising on climate politics
Steve Lewis, Senior Adviser with Newgate Australia, shares some insights on climate change policy challenges in the Australian political landscape.
PODCAST: Behind the latest PE and private debt fundraising numbers
PEI's editorial team looks at the record $180bn raised for private equity in Q1 2021 and how average fund sizes for private debt funds topped $1bn for the first time during the quarter.
Four ways GPs are expanding their capital bases – McKinsey report
PE firms are diversifying away from traditional third-party blind-pool fundraises amid further inflows from long-duration funds, GP stakes, insurance M&A and SPACs.
GPs and LPs push envelope on terms to allow continuation funds
The growth of secondaries and the realities of the market amid the pandemic have forced more flexibility into the classic PE fund model, according to a survey by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
Australian private capital assets grow to a record $77 billion
The Australian private capital industry reached a record-breaking $77 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of June 2020 during the peak of COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty.
Business Innovation & Investment Program changes to support Australian businesses & economic growth
Changes to the Business Innovation and Investment Program announced today will provide an important flow of capital to support fast-growth business throughout every sector of the Australian economy.
Federal Budget '21 – The Tipping Point For Change In Australia’s Competitiveness?
The Federal Budget 2021-22, handed down by Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday, May 11, delivered no big-impact outcomes for capital markets.
Budget delivers support for Australia’s innovation economy
Tonight’s Federal Budget creates a new platform to support the acceleration of investment into the innovation economy, leading to the creation of new industries and jobs to drive our future economic growth.
Digital Economy Strategy will significantly propel innovation
The government’s Digital Economy Strategy announced today will help Australia significantly propel innovation and technology that will drive increased productivity in every sector of the economy.
New rules for Foreign Financial Services Providers explained
The rules have changed for Foreign Financial Services Providers (FFSPs) seeking to conduct financial services activities in Australia. Adam Lindell, Founder of Polar 993 explains how the new regime will impact current and new FFSP entrants.
Political Insights Series | Australia’s strong economic performance overlooked
Steve Lewis, Senior Adviser with Newgate Australia, provides insights into the top-of-mind priorities for the Morrison Government as the May 11 Federal Budget approaches.
The R&D Tax Incentive and Software Development: A better fit than the alternatives
Since the announcement in the October 2020 Budget that the R&D Tax Incentive (RDTI) cuts were not going through, the attention has turned to the thorny issue of the eligibility of software R&D.
GP-led secondaries enter new waters
Co-GP relationships, reps and warranties insurance, and sponsors of all shapes and sizes using secondaries capital are just around the corner.
Four key trends in GP-led secondaries deals
Grabbing market share and expanding into new regions, the deal type's accelerated evolution has put it on course for further growth.
M&A Insurance post 2020
When all of Australia and New Zealand went into its first lockdown in March 2020 there was a predictable drop off in M&A activity and the WTW team saw a number of competitive processes or proprietary deals fall over or go on hold.
1478 Innovation job vacancies in venture capital-backed businesses
CANBERRA: Jobs in information technology account for one quarter of job vacancies in venture capital (VC) backed businesses according to new research by the Australian Investment Council.
Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital – Robust Recovery from the Global Pandemic
Australian PE/VC continues to demonstrate strong long-term net of fees performance for investors, outpacing the ASX 300 and the ASX Small Ordinaries for the 5, 10, and 20-year periods ending 30 September 2020.
Political Insights Series | The Year Ahead: Setting the Scene for the Nation
Steve Lewis from Newgate Australia shares his insights on Scott Morrison's February National Press Club address.