Established in 1998, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) invests through control positions in leading Australian and New Zealand based companies, typically with enterprise values in the range of A$200M-A$1B+. Operating company management teams are supported with focused governance, capital and resources in order to achieve full potential.
PEP has made 32 operating company investments and over 100 bolts-ons and joint venture acquisitions at the company level. PEP has managed ~A$9B of equity funds over the last 20 years, and is currently investing PEP Fund VI, which is A$2.5B Fund. Recent investments have included industrial, energy, food, consumer products, healthcare, entertainment/media, pharmaceuticals and financial services businesses which have employed over 50,000 people.
PEP is currently raising the PEP Secure Assets Fund (SAF), an A$750M fund focused on middle-market, operationally leveraged infrastructure investments in Australia and New Zealand. The Fund targets assets with contracted cashflow and operational upside and aims to deliver IRRs in the range of 14-16%.
The firm recently held the first close for SAF, and has now completed the first two acquisitions for this fund, both in leading companies in Australia and New Zealand operating in the utility smart metering sector.
PEP has been among the best performers in the private equity industry worldwide and has been included in the list of Top 20 Consistent Performers Globally by Preqin. The firm has also been recognised with various awards, including Firm of the Year, Best LBO Deal of the Year and Australian Private Equity Firm of the Year and a Responsible Investing Award for Manuka Health.
Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. Drawing on 45+ years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships, Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles. Adams Street is 100% employee-owned and has approximately $40 billion in assets under management. Adams Street has offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 80,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Coller Capital is one of the world’s leading investors in private equity’s secondary market. The firm acquires interests in private equity funds and portfolios of private companies from their original owners.
Founded in 1990, the firm is headquartered in London, and has offices in New York and Hong Kong. Coller’s multinational investment team – the world’s largest dedicated to secondaries – has a truly global reach.
In December 2015, the firm closed Coller International Partners VII, with capital commitments of $7.15 billion and backing from approximately 170 of the world’s leading institutional investors.
Hamilton Lane is an alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets services to sophisticated investors around the world. The firm has been dedicated to private markets investing for more than 28 years. We employ 374 professionals in 16 offices around the world with approximately $64.5 billion in discretionary assets under management and oversight of an additional $409 billion in advisory assets as of June 30, 2019. We provide a wide array of discretionary and non-discretionary services tailored to address the needs of our clients. We are proud to have been named a Best Place to Work by Pensions & Investments for seven consecutive years.
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We are a global network of professional firms providing a full range of services to organisations across a wide range of industries, government, and not-for-profit sectors.
Our service areas are Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting; Deals, Tax & Legal; Management Consulting; and Innovation & Digital Solutions. In addition, KPMG Enterprise tailors its services to meet the unique needs of mid-sized, fast growing and family owned businesses.
In Australia, KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity, combined with our dynamic approach to advising clients in a digital-driven world. We have approximately 6,700 people, including over 400 partners, with offices around the country. Our deep expertise has seen us work with renowned companies to help them solve complex challenges, steer change, disrupt sectors and grow. Collaboration and innovation are ingrained in our approach, with our people aiming to provide genuine, sustainable value for our clients.