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‘From tinkering to a real venture’: VC pioneers bringing lifesaving medtech to fruition

When this biotech engineer met up with WNT Financial’s crack venture capitalism team, it sparked a partnership that could lead to a lifesaving product being put in the hands of doctors worldwide.

Tahn Sharpe | 18th Jul 2024 | More
How the government helped WNT Ventures harness the best deep tech minds in NZ

WNT Ventures was an early adopter into a grant scheme designed to nurture technology and innovation in New Zealand. After ten years, and as it prepares to launch its fourth fund, WNT’s Maria Jose Alvarez reflects on the journey.

Tahn Sharpe | 8th Jul 2024 | More
  • Energy transition thematic delivering niche opportunities for investors: Fortitude

    “There are a range of different ways to invest in the energy transition thematic,” Fortitude explains, adding that the opportunities on the periphery often present the greatest value.

    Tahn Sharpe | 4th Jul 2024 | More
    Global market ‘sways towards private debt’ as SPV usage tipped to soar

    As market conditions turn, private debt is expected to lead the charge of private capital disbursement across the globe, with special purpose vehicles increasingly at the heart of deals according to a new study.

    Staff Writer | 27th Jun 2024 | More
  • Advisers are ready for the private credit era, but are their clients?

    As the world of private capital expands, and advisers depend on it more as an alternative diversifier, one group has questioned whether advice clients know enough about it and if more education is required.

    Tahn Sharpe | 24th Jun 2024 | More
    The subtle art of stacking the deck: Fortitude Investment Partners

    Getting a good business in a good market with good people is just the start for this highly connected Brisbane funds management team. The next step involves a network of specialist consultants that know how to scale.

    Tahn Sharpe | 24th Jun 2024 | More
    Longevity is providing a strong tailwind for private assets

    Cashed-up baby boomers in the market for yield are finding that it’s increasingly being delivered by non-listed assets with a palatable risk profile. And that’s not the only tailwind behind the burgeoning sector.

    Staff Writer | 13th Jun 2024 | More
    Mapping a liquidity advantage through exposure to publicly listed PE vehicles

    An enduring structural feature of Barwon’s PE fund is that it doesn’t invest in the companies that require capital, it invests in the companies that provide it. For advisers, that means exposure to the fabled PE illiquidity premium, but with access to daily redemptions.  

    Staff Writer | 23rd May 2024 | More
    The red flag that means the most to disciplined PE managers

    Trust may be hard to win, but it’s even harder to win back once it’s broken. For private equity managers, keeping a sharp eye out for honesty and transparency is a key part of the company discovery process.

    Staff Writer | 23rd May 2024 | More
  • ‘Markets are changing’: ASIC’s gaze turns to private capital providers

    Like the Reserve Bank, ASIC is keenly aware that the rise of private markets, and especially private equity, creates both “upside and downside risks” to an efficient and fair economy. But it’s ASIC that sits in the first line of defence, and its new cohort of commissioners are determined to keep this burgeoning market clean.

    Tahn Sharpe | 20th May 2024 | More
    Advice channel opens up to private markets, but are the products any good?

    Every investor wants access to the private markets, and every manager – established or otherwise – wants to help them get it. But when there’s a new product every day, how many of them will be any good?

    Staff Writer | 10th Apr 2024 | More
    The three buckets behind Perennial’s private growth capital push

    Money managers are rising to meet the capital demands of companies wanting to stay private for longer. These days, though, they’re doing it with a strategic mindset that properly encapsulates a spectrum of investment maturity periods.

    James Dunn | 25th Mar 2024 | More
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