2012

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Aust PE outperformed S&P/ASX 300 by 10% in the 12 months to Q2 2012

7 November 2012

Boston, MA, and Sydney, Australia

The Cambridge Associates LLC Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (C|A Australia Index) rose by 2.95% (net of fees) in the twelve months leading to 30 June 2012, according to the latest quarterly report released by The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Ltd (AVCAL) today. The C|A Australia Index outperformed the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index (ASX 300) by 10% over the same period.
 

Private equity fundraising rebounds with foreign investor support

31 October 2012

FY2012 was the best fundraising year for the local venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) industry since 2007/08, according to the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL)/Ernst & Young 2012 Yearbook released today.

AVCAL 2012 award winners announced

24 September 2012

The winners of the 2012 AVCAL Awards, including the Excellence in Investor Reporting Awards and the Portfolio Company Awards, were announced at the annual AVCAL alpha conference gala dinner on Thursday 20 September. The inaugural Michael Hirshorn Award was also awarded, recognising a PE or VC-backed company whose products or services have been instrumental in doing public good and delivering value to the community.

Australian private equity outperformed S&P/ASX 300 by 14% in Q1 2012

15 August 2012

Boston, MA, and Sydney, Australia

The Cambridge Associates LLC Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (C|A Australia Index) rose by 7.80% (net of fees) in the twelve months leading to 31 March 2012, outperforming the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index (ASX 300) by 14.07% over the same period.

Australian private equity returned 7.85% in 2011

31 May 2012

Boston, MA, and Sydney, Australia

The Cambridge Associates LLC Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (CA Australia Index) rose by 7.85% in 2011, significantly outperforming the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index which fell by 10.98% over the same period. This translated to an outperformance of 18.83% - net of fees - for the 2011 calendar year.

New AVCAL Chair

15 February 2012

The Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) has appointed Mr David Brown as the new Chair of the governing Council.

Australian private equity returns continue to outperform

8 February 2012

Boston, MA, and Sydney, Australia

The Cambridge Associates LLC Australia Private Equity and Venture Capital Index (CA Australia Index) demonstrates that private equity continues to deliver stable, solid returns in periods of high volatility for public equities.