For 15 years, the AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum has been THE meeting place for the leaders of the alternative investments industry in the region. From the managing partners of Australian private equity funds to the CIO of the supers funds and emerging managers and family offices, the AVCJ Forum is where everyone in the ecosystem comes together once a year to exchange ideas, catch up with friends and meet their next business partner.
Join over 270 attendees in Sydney when investment leaders from across the world meet for 2 days of cutting-edge industry debate on domestic, regional and global issues.
The premier private equity & venture forum in Australia
Network:Meet a diverse and powerful group of international LPs, GPs and advisors
Discover: Hear tips and tricks for fundraising, investing and exits from the industry thought-leaders
Global view: Find out the macro trends shaping the business landscape in 2018
Asia: Hear Regional experts share their knowledge on where to invest and how to achieve returns
New LPs: Meet the non-traditional LPs that are committing capital to private equity
Archer Capital is one of Australia’s leading private equity firms, with over $2 billion in funds under management and a track record of delivering successful outcomes to its investors since 1997.
Archer Capital is an established market leader in mid-market leveraged buyouts in Australia and New Zealand. Since inception Archer Capital’s Partners and executives have closed over 30 acquisitions involving total aggregate funding in excess of $5 billion.
Archer Capital is unique in the Australian buyout industry in that our team possesses significant operational and general management experience. A hands-on, operational approach is an essential part of Archer Capital’s investment process, from opportunity assessment to ongoing portfolio company management. We believe our operational experience, combined with our expertise in funding and structuring deals, allows us to be much better equipped as partners and custodians in the management of operating businesses.
PEP Funds take control positions in a select group of Australian and New Zealand companies with enterprise values in the range A$200M-A$1B. Operating company management are provided with capital and resources as necessary to deliver full potential.
Established in 1998, the firm has made 28 operating company investments and over 100 bolts-ons and joint venture acquisitions at the company level. PEP Funds have had ~A$8.4B of equity under management over time, and are currently investing PEP Fund V which is A$2.1B. Recent investments have spanned industrial, energy, food, consumer products, entertainment/media, pharmaceuticals and the financial services industries, and employing over 50,000 people.
In terms of liquidity and returns PEP has been fortunate over the last 18 years to be among the best performers in the industry worldwide and recognised with a number of awards, including Firm of the Year, Best LBO Deal of the Year and Australian Private Equity Firm of the Year and has been included in the list of Top 20 Consistent Performers Globally by preqin.