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0 Industry funds to PE managers: ‘just talk to us’

The best-performing asset class for the $35 billion Hostplus industry fund last year was private equity, Peter Collins, a trustee director, told a delighted audience of, mainly, private equity managers at the newly named Australian Investment Council dinner in Sydney last week.

There was a record attendance of nearly 500 at the dinner, held in conjunction with the annual AVCJ conference for private equity (PE) and venture capital managers and clients. But Collins was probably the only big super fund representative there. And there-in lies the rub.

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0 Movac Backs Mobi2Go with $5m Investment

Mobi2Go, a leader in digital ordering and engagement solutions for hospitality, announced today a $5m round of new investment to further accelerate the companys already impressive growth and product development. Founder and CEO Tarik Mallett says the …Mobi2Go, a leader in digital ordering and engagement solutions for hospitality, announced today a $5m round of new investment to further accelerate the company’s already impressive growth and product development.

Founder and CEO Tarik Mallett says the funding “is further validation of the efforts over the last 12 months to build the foundations for scale and the investment will allow us to continue to build on existing international growth, and to scale out our operations and enterprise features, as larger brands move to adopt the Mobi2Go Platform.”

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0 Where Do Aussie VC’s Look To Invest

The world of Venture Capital is an intriguing one. Constantly on the lookout for the “next big thing” VC’s have to have an open mind about what the future could bring. Despite this (or perhaps because of this) picking what could be the next Atlassian, Canva or Afterpay isn’t easy.

With thousands of companies and hundreds of different industries on which to focus the relatively small teams of VC funds can’t cover it all, at least not in too great a deal of depth. And so they often choose to filter their view point. First of all broadly, i.e. only looking for companies/ideas with billion dollar potential, and then more finely. Often by geography, industry or a mixture of both.

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0 Rangatira Investments bolsters Board

Rangatira Investments bolsters Board with appointment of two new Directors: Cathy Quinn ONZM and David Gibson

Wellington investment company Rangatira Investments today announced that two new non-executive directors will be joining its Board, Cathy Quinn and David Gibson. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Cathy Quinn ONZM is one of New Zealand’s foremost commercial and corporate lawyers with significant expertise in governance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and private equity.

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