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What is the size of the NZ Private Capital market?

2019 was another year of record activity, with $2.2b of combined investments and divestments across private capital transactions. Mid-market investment…

What Private Capital Can Do for Your Business

Typically venture capital funds are associated with investment in start-ups and early-stage companies. But what about more mature profitable companies…

Every business is different

Every business if different. And so are the private equity and venture capital managers. There is a common perception all…

Private Equity: Myths & Realities

When it comes to private equity, misconceptions are abundant. Let’s set the record straight. Private equity is a unique but…

NZ Private Capital 2020 Conference

22 October 2020 Queenstown
private capital invested New Zealand companies (over ten years)
private capital invested in growth ambitions of New Zealand companies (over ten years)
“Being a shareholder in a private company requires genuine partnership".”

Ross George, founder and managing director
of private equity investor Direct Capital

Blackbird Ventures is first investment of Government Elevate Fund

Australia’s largest venture capital fund, Blackbird Ventures, established its first New Zealand fund in August 2019. It is now expanding…

Get the lowdown on raising capital. Tune in to Investment Fix.

Investment Fix is a six-part podcast series from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) exploring different investment types, from angel…

How can private equity help New Zealand’s recovery?

In the wake of COVID-19, New Zealand needs businesses that can thrive and grow, create jobs, enhance wealth and contribute…

Private capital investors recover quickly and prepare for growth

New Zealand private capital investors have recovered quickly from the Covid economic shock and are actively investing in new opportunities,…