Language and search services provider Appen has increased its revenue by 62 per cent to $82.7 million for the 2015 full year on the back of customers converting from pilot programs to paying users.
Diversified building products company, Big River Group, today announced the purchase of the business by Big River Industries, a company owned by Anacacia Capital and the Big River senior management team.
Contrary to popular opinion, private equity-backed floats, and particularly those at the smaller end of the market, have fared well for punters this year.
Strong customer growth from web search, social media and eCommerce businesses has pushed language and search data services company Appen's net profit after tax up 28 per cent to $2.68 million for the first half.
Australia’s small and medium-sized enterprises are increasingly seeking capital to grow, with private equity firm Anacacia Capital seeing more than 500 opportunities over the past year.
Private equity firm Anacacia Capital has taken a majority stake in LEDified Lighting, chaired by former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett, which will help triple the company’s revenue as it aggressively grows.
RUSSELL Kavnat is off to New York to enhance the business leadership skills that have seen him drive a tenfold increase in his printing business.
PRIVATE equity company Anacacia Capital has raised $30 million to start a new fund to invest in listed small to medium enterprises.
Last year was the strongest for initial public offerings on record and the 5 per cent rise in debutante Appen indicates the window for new listings, particularly in the technology sector, remains open at the start of 2015.
Emerging-company-focused private equity firm Anacacia Capital will make its first foray into sharemarket investing with a fund targeted at listed small companies.
Private equity company Anacacia Capital is hoping to repeat its successful exit of a baby-food manufacturer last year with its latest investment in Australian dip manufacturer Yumi's Quality Foods.
International consumer products group PZ Cussons has acquired Australian premium baby food brand Rafferty’s Garden Pty Ltd for AU $70 million.
Home Appliances sold to McPherson's in Another Successful Sale for Anacacia
Three Anacacia Companies in BRW Fast 100
Australian private equity fund Anacacia Capital is poised to raise up to 150 million Australian dollars (US$156.5 million) for its second fund.
Overseas Trade Sale to Generate Strong Return
Small business specialist Anacacia Capital is set to achieve a strong return after negotiating the sale of Lomb Scientific (Aust) Pty Ltd to international trade buyer Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO).
Anacacia Capital has received an award from the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association for its investment into Lomb Scientific.
A vehicle launched by Australia’s Anacacia Capital has been named the top performing fund globally by Pensions and Investments magazine.
Australian linguistic technology business Appen has joined with the Butler Hill Group as it positions itself to win more international contracts.