The real money with growth-stage companies is often made by investing when they are still private. As an extreme example, some investors turned a $5,000 investment made in Uber's early days into a $25 million payday at last year's IPO. Read more.
After a series of false starts, personal lender SocietyOne is finally hitting its stride: loan originations are sharply higher, it has just secured a new
warehouse funding facility with National Australia Bank, and a long-anticipated public market listing could happen this year.
From forward-thinking acquisitions to hare-brained lapses of judgment, these were the decisions that crushed the competition — and the ones that backfired horribly Read more.
Elemental Energy Technologies Ltd (EET) continues to disrupt the marine renewable energy market with the release of the MAKO-ERG, an adaption of its award-winning marine turbine for the constantly flowing outlet channels and tailraces at dams and power stations. Read more.
The Team at PrimaryMarkets would like to congratulate Tyro Payments Limited (ASX:TYR) on a hugely successful ASX listing on Friday 6 December 2019.The stock had an IPO issue price of A$2.75 and closed out the day at A$3.38 per share (up 23%). Read more.
Over the past few years, it’s become more common for founders and early employee of private companies to free up some personal cash by selling a portion
of their shar through a secondary transaction, or by obtaining a loan from their company or a thi party. This has become much more accepted since private
companies are staying private longer, and it’s sometimes even used by VCs to win deals. Generally, VCs an
QUT researchers have partnered with mining company Lava Blue and the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) to set up a pilot plant to transform kaolin clay into high-purity alumina (HPA) which is used to make LEDs and Lithium ion batteries. Read more.
Imagine Intelligent Materials will be holding showcase events in Melbourne and Sydney over the next few weeks for potential investors and partners. At the event we will be showing what we believe is a major breakthrough in smart surface technology - the Imagine Smart Floor. Our smart floor represents the combination of two revolutionary components: the smart graphene coatings we manufacture at our plant in Geelong together with the revolutionary signals processing and data analytics developed by the Imagine team in Finland. Read more.
Private equity is not an asset class at the top of most individual investors’ wish lists. Why? It is certainly an asset class people are aware of. It gets a lot of press, and it is an asset class that large institutional investors value and allocate to. The Future Fund, for example, has a 15% allocation to private equity. Read more.
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