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17-Dec-2014

Missing the woods for the fees

Investors have been far too focused on low fees over the last three years, argues Blue Sky Alternative Investments chief investment officer Alex McNab. Industry super funds are marketing low fees as the ‘be all and end all’, and the Financial System Inquiry is keeping that momentum going, pushing for lower fees on superannuation.

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16-Dec-2014

Ords, Shaws on Readify IPO

The article details the appointment of Ord Minnett and Shaw Stockbroking to explore an initial public offering for Readify. The process will kick off in early 2015. Blue Sky Private Equity first invested in Readify in June 2013 and owns over 70% of the business. Returning capital to investors through executing successful exits will be a key strategic priority for the private equity team over the next 12 months.

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16-Dec-2014

Lessons from the drought enable us to pool ideas with California

This article is written by Senator the Honorable Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Environment, who last week led a delegation from Australia to California. Blue Sky Water Partners (‘BSWP’) was represented on the delegation by Kim Morison (Managing Director, BSWP), and also Graham Dooley (Chairman, BSWP) in his capacity as President of the Australian Water Association.

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17-Nov-2014

Alcidion partners with Fujifilm for cardiovascular care

An article on Alcidion (a Blue Sky Private Equity portfolio company) was published this morning in Pulse IT, the leading healthcare IT publication in Australia. The intelligent Cardiovascular Information System (iCVIS) was developed by Alcidion jointly with Fujifilm, the world’s largest vendor of cardiovascular radiology equipment.

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17-Nov-2014

Blue Sky Private Equity to sell portaloo business

Portaloo operator Viking Rentals will look to exit the market after seven years of aggressive expansion with backing from Blue Sky Private Equity, a division of ASX-listed Blue Sky Alternative Investments.

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