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Pitch Process

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Simon Franklin, Managing Partner of Dequity Partners was honoured to have been asked by the RegTech Association of Australia to judge their awards for Best Pitch from a plethora of regulatory technology companies eager to gain exposure and potentially investment. This is something he […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Debt & Equity

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Confused Between Debt & Equity? We have recently been approached to comment on the costs, benefits and risks of taking on additional debt or equity. Before going on to examine the specific questions we were asked, we need to quickly examine the difference between debt and […]

Bank Profit Pressure

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Big Banks Profits Under Pressure I was reading the interesting Chanticleer article in the Easter edition of the Australian Financial Review on Friday entitled “Big Banks’ days in the sun could be numbered”. The basic premise of this article is that the current run of high […]

Investing through Convertible Notes

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Do You Understand Investing through Convertible Notes? In the Australian Financial Review Smart Money section on October 9 - 10 2010 there is an article entitled "Limited choice for retail bonds" (see AFR article). This article discusses the problems with raising debt through the ASX, the […]

Debt or Equity?

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Are You Confused About Debt & Equity? It has recently been announced that Santos (a major Australian oil services company) is soon to raise over $500 million (denominated in Euro) from European investors by means of  a financial  instrument that is effectively a bond (in […]

Pitching for Investment Funds

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Is Pitching for You? I am not a big fan of pitching by entrepreneurs to potential investors. Pitching is a highly pressured environment, pressure can be a good thing, stress is not. I don't believe in placing entrepreneurs, usually skilled in a discipline other than […]


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