Securitisation, Bank Financing & Interest rates

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Securitisation, Bank Financing & Interest Rates I've just been reviewing a speech made by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), Reserve Bank of Australia to the Australian Securitisation Forum on 22 October 2012. The speech covered state of the securitisation market globally. This is important […]

Mental Illness in the Boardroom

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A Major Risk for Companies Please find attached article recently published in the September 2013 issue of Keeping good companies, the journal of Chartered Secretaries Australia. In recent years, mental illness issues have become hot topics around Australia. And for good reason - mental illness is an […]

Private Equity Term Sheet Tips

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Term Sheets - What An Entrepreneur Really Needs To Know Any business agreement should be fully understood and conclusive before it comes into force. Private equity transaction agreements are no different. It’s critically important that all parties subject to an agreement, understand both the terms […]

Top Tips for Assessing Direct Equity – Investment Series Pt 1

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Top Tips Investments Series Part 1 Over the next few weeks Dequity will provide a series of blogs of top tips for assessing investment opportunities. This is part 1 of a series of blogs to explain our assessment model a little more so that we […]

World Economic Forum Global Risks 2012

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The following is reposted with permission from the World Economic Forum's website. We are living in a new world of risk. Globalisation, shifting demographics, rapidly accelerating technological change, increased connectivity, economic uncertainty, a growing multiplicity of actors and shifting power structures combine to make operating […]

Top Tips for Assessing Direct Equity – Investment Series Pt 2

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Top Tips Investments Series Part 2 Dequity is providing a series of articles of top tips for assessing investment opportunities. This is part 2 of a series of blogs to explain our assessment model a little more so that we can help both investors and […]

Private Equity Update

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Private Equity Market Conditions The global economy is shaky, several European countries are facing bankruptcy and the overall forecast for jobs and positive economic growth is not promising. So why is now the right time to invest in private equity? Because the conditions are ripe […]

ASIC Warns of Hybrid Securities

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ASIC Warns of Hybrid Securities ASIC is starting a campaign to warn issuers and intermediaries to ensure that the risks involved in hybrid issues are made clear to retail investors. Currently, the big issuers of hybrids are the banks. There are other issuers but I'm […]

Mixed Investment Projects

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So What Is A Mixed Investment Project? Many charities, philanthropists and charitable foundations work on a donation basis. They ask for donations, invest the donations in suitable projects and then ask for more donations. Another common model is for the charities, philanthropists and charitable foundations […]

Interest Rate Caps

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Interest Rate Caps on Consumer Loans We are currently in an interesting situation with regard to interest rate caps on consumer loans in Australia. Around 18 months ago, responsibility for overseeing consumer credit was moved from State Governments to the Federal Government. Over the period […]

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