Mark your diary alpha 2014  3-4 September
AVCAL/Cambridge report now available
Yearbook launching next month
Submissions: Research Prizes 2013-14
New Council announced at AGM
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A recent announcement was made by federal Treasurer Joe Hockey regarding a number of unlegislated tax measures. Several issues vital to AVCAL members and the industry, such as VCLP and ESVCLP reforms, R&D quarterly tax credits, and thin cap rules, are likely to be affected. AVCAL continues to maintain efforts to engage directly with the government and its various departments on these issues.



Dear [FirstName],

Thanks to those of you who called during the week after the announcements from Minister Hockey's office in relation to the outstanding tax issues. The Government has stated its determination to have these matters resolved by 1 December 2013 for inclusion in the MYEFO. Our new CEO, Yasser El-Ansary, who joins us this week, will be steering our approach and will embark on a formal programme of engagement with the new Government by the 1 December deadline.

News just to hand, AVCAL alpha 2014 is confirmed as 3-4 September 2013 in Melbourne. The Mad Hatter above has more details.

Members of the Exec team will be commencing a cross-country member visiting program through our EOY functions. Come along and meet Yasser.

Finally, thank you to the amazing AVCAL team for their hard work and support to me over the last few weeks. 

Deborah Young
Acting Chief Executive



21 Nov: AVCAL AGM - members only, NSW
21 Nov: NSW EOY networking drinks
4 Dec: QLD EOY networking drinks - members only
11 Dec: VIC EOY networking drinks
12 Dec: SA EOY networking drinks

AVCAL Connect brings you Sydney Swan, Mike Pyke - 18 February 2014

Express your interest

Join Mike, an AFL premiership player and double major student in Finance and Economics at our popular event for new entrants to the industry. Registrations will open soon. There will be a limited number of places available.



DesignCrowd raises a further $3m: Announces plans to internationalise - StartupSmart
dorsaVi listing swings into motion - AFR
BIS spruiks logistics side of business ahead of likely IPO - AFR
Australian venture capital growing and set for a shake up as the start-up sector matures - StartupSmart
Future Fund looks to private equity, alternatives - Investor Daily

AVCAL/Cambridge Associates PE & VC Benchmark Index Q2 2013


All members:
PE and VC Benchmark Index report Q2 2013
For eligible members only:
PE Benchmark Index Q2 2013
VC Benchmark Index Q2 2013
PE and VC Quartiles Benchmarks Q2 2013

Questions? Contact  AVCAL Research Team.

The performance of Canadian firms that received venture capital financing (CVCA)


DID YOU KNOW?             

Australian PE & VC firms back over 500 portfolio companies which directly employ 262,000 workers. They also indirectly support an estimated 251,000 additional jobs through flow-on effects to other businesses.


Research Partners


Corporate partners



Greville Investment HK Limited
Fengate Capital Management
Synergy Capital International Pty Ltd

Data Partner                  Philanthropy Partner




AVCAL partners



Congratulations to all Australian Growth Company Award winners




Ci2013: Creative Innovation 2013 Asia-Pac, Mel 27-29 Nov. Code 'E6' -10% off online,15% off phone.
The 5th Global PE Beijing Forum, Beijing, 1 Dec. - 20% off for AVCAL members.
Asian Financial Forum, HK 13-14 Jan 2014
HKVCA Private Equity Forum (APEF), HK 15 Jan 2014.

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