Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report

Private Equity industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 10.2%

Private equity firms pool investment funds to purchase companies. Industry firms then attempt to implement managerial and operational changes to improve the company's performance before selling it for a profit. These transactions often involve a large amount of debt that is met by the revenue generated from the acquired company. Private equity firms have similar revenue structure to the fund management industry, largely consisting of a management fee and performance fee. Industry players charge annual management fee of an estimated 2% of the capital of the fund. Performance fee, also referred to as carried interest, is usually an estimated 20% of profit from investments. Private equity firms can also generate capital gains income from selling their s...
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Private Equity industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Private Equity industry is anticipated to perform well over the next five years as new investment opportunities emerge in sectors related to technology and life sciences. Higher performance fees, in line with successful investment exits, should support this performance. Greater industry activity is forecast, as the Australian market continues to attract investment from foreign venture capital and private equity firms, boosting industry enterprise and employment numbers over the period. Although Australia is a small and isolated market, the underdeveloped nature of its private equity and venture capital market, and its economic stability relative to other developed economies, are highly appealing. The industry is anticipated to prosper as private...
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Private Equity industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $414m
  • business Number of Businesses: 293
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,207

Biggest companies in the Private Equity industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Private Equity in Australia industry include Pacific Equity Partners Pty Limited, Archer Capital Pty Limited and Champ Group Holdings Pty Limited.

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What is Private Equity industry?

Industry Definition

Private equity firms manage investments in private companies. They may invest their own capital, raise funds from external investors to invest on their behalf, or do both. Investments can include venture and growth capital for emerging companies, as well as buyouts, which involves purchasing a publicly traded company to take it private. Firms earn revenue from external capital management fees and from any gains made on their own investments.

Industry Products and Services

  • Early-stage investments
  • Late-expansion investments
  • LBOs, MBOs and MBIs
  • Other
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Private equity fund management on behalf of external investors
  • Internally funded private equity investment
  • Participation in the management of portfolio companies

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Industry Definition

Private equity firms manage investments in private companies. They may invest their own capital, raise funds from external investors to invest on their behalf, or do both. Investments can include venture and growth capital for emerging companies, as well as buyouts, which involves purchasing a publicly traded company to take it private. Firms earn revenue from external capital management fees and from any gains made on their own investments.

Main Activities

  • Private equity fund management on behalf of external investors
  • Internally funded private equity investment
  • Participation in the management of portfolio companies

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Stock market movements can be a proxy for revenue fluctuations in the Private Equity industry, although the industry is often more volatile. When the All ...
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All Ordinaries index
Business confidence index
Cash rate
Value of managed funds

Current Performance

Post-crisis performance
Exits
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

More investment options
Competition
 Table: Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Life Insurance in Australia
Superannuation Funds in Australia
Consumers in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services in Australia
National and Regional Commercial Banks in Australia
Investment Banking and Securities Brokerage in Australia




Products & Services

The types of investments that private equity and venture capitalists make can be broken down according to stages. Early-stage investments This segment i...
Other investors
Superannuation funds
Trusts
Corporate investors


Demand Determinants

Demand for private equity investment depends on several factors, including the amount of funds flowing into financial investments, investors' appetite for...
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Major Markets

Other investors
Superannuation funds
Trusts
Corporate investors



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry's market share concentration is based on the size of funds managed by each of its participants (as opposed to their revenue). There are sever...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Pacific Equity Partners Pty Limited (PEP) is an Australian firm headquartered in Sydney. Since 1998, PEP has focused mainly on buyouts and late-stage expa...
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Pacific Equity Partners

 Table: Pacific Equity Partners - financial performance

Archer Capital

 Table: Archer Capital - financial performance

Champ Group

 Table: Champ Group - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Private Equity industry displays a medium level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid as wages, $0.16 is expected to be spent on capital investm...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Private Equity in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Private Equity in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

CLOUD COMPUTING

COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEME

FINTECH

MANAGEMENT BUY-IN

PRIVATE EQUITY FUND

VENTURE CAPITAL

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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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