Gilbert + Tobin has advised Australian venture capital investment firm Carthona Capital on the establishment and first closing of Carthona Fund Three. The Fund has received $100 million of a planned $200 million third fund.

Carthona Capital is a venture capital investment firm founded in 2014 with an increased focus on web3 companies.

Corporate Advisory Partner Nathan Cahill led the matter for G+T, together with Thomas Daley.

Nathan said “Carthona’s success represents an important maturation of the Australian VC market. We have now seen the evolution of the industry with leading managers like AirTree and Blackbird, along with Carthona, able to identify, nurture and then fund the long term growth of Australian talent and businesses. This has enabled Australia to retain more talent and jobs in the country.”

Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading Investment Funds team regularly advises on many of Australia’s largest and most innovative fund transactions, including creating Australia’s first leading ASX listed credit fund (Metrics Credit), the first residential property platform (BrickX), the first stapled ESVCLP and successfully defending ground breaking ASIC prosecutions (ASIC v BT Financial Group re advice).

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