How will a fuel tax and minimum wage affect investment

Press Release – Milford Asset Management

Milford Asset Management Senior Analyst Frances Sweetman describes the moves in Auckland to increase the fuel tax on top of an Auckland City Council levy as a two-edged sword. Read more »

Fletcher’s shares resume trading today

Article – BusinessDesk

April 20 (BusinessDesk) – Fletcher Building completed the institutional component of its $750 million capital raise, with investors paying a premium to the discounted offer in a bookbuild to clear the leftover entitlements. Read more »

Unlisted celebrates first $1 bln issue as Zespri trades

Article – BusinessDesk

April 19 (BusinessDesk) – Zespri Group’s shares rose to a record when they resumed trading, after being halted for the 2018 allocation of Gold3 kiwifruit licences, pushing the kiwifruit exporter’s market capitalisation to $1.1 billion and making … Read more »

CITIC Capital Completes Acquisition of Trilogy International

Press Release – CITIC Capital

Hong Kong, 18 April 2018) CITIC Capital China Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (CITIC Capital), is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Trilogy International Limited (TIL … Read more »

Pencarrow V Fund closes at hard cap of $250 million

Press Release – Pencarrow Private Equity

Pencarrow Private Equity has just completed a first and final close on its latest fund, Pencarrow V, at the hard cap of $250 million. The fund closed significantly above its target of $200 million, and is more than double the size of its previous … Read more »

CITIC Capital Completes Acquisition of Trilogy International

Press Release – Citic

(Hong Kong, 18 April 2018) CITIC Capital China Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (CITIC Capital), is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Trilogy International Limited (TIL … Read more »

CITIC Capital acquisition of Trilogy International

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

One of the worlds largest private equity funds based in Hong Kong, CITIC Capital has acquired a leading New Zealand natural skincare and home fragrance company Trilogy International Ltd (Trilogy). Read more »

Impact Investing Network announces National Advisory Board

Press Release – Impact Investing Network

Eight visionaries from around the country have been elected and appointed to form the National Advisory Board for Impact Investing in New Zealand. Read more »

Global investment firm Nikko AM launches KiwiSaver Scheme

Press Release – Nikko AM

Global investment firm Nikko AM launches KiwiSaver Scheme Nikko Asset Management New Zealand has launched a KiwiSaver Scheme, allowing Kiwis to now invest directly with the award-winning global firm. The scheme offers eight separate funds , including … Read more »

NZX proposes higher listing bar, looser reporting rules

Article – BusinessDesk

April 11 (BusinessDesk) – NZX will ditch its small-cap markets and introduce a higher minimum capitalisation in proposed changes to listing rules, which would also let firms file pared-back first-half financial information. Read more »

Xi Warms Up Global Equity Markets

Press Release – ThinkMarkets

Despite the disappointing French Industrial economic, European markets are trading higher. Traders are taking a cue from President Xi Jinpings speech who was successful in calming the markets and not escalating the tensions further on the US and China … Read more »

Faafoi wants easier-to-understand adviser disclosure

Article – BusinessDesk

April 10 (BusinessDesk) – Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more easily-understood financial adviser disclosure rules to make sure customers aren’t led astray, and is seeking submissions on regulations accompanying the upcoming … Read more »

Investors provide valuable insights for issuers

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

Investors provide valuable insights for issuers Investors have provided valuable insights about how they use the information thats provided to them by companies offering investments. Read more »

Strong Start For Global Markets

Press Release – ThinkMarkets

Investors have been nervous and remained over the edge due to the heightened tensions around the trade war between the US and China. If a trade war does actually break out between the US and China, both counties are going to lose from this in terms … Read more »

First NZ Capital teams up with equity analysts

Article – BusinessDesk

April 5 (BusinessDesk) – Broking firm First NZ Capital (FNZC) has done a deal with Auckland-based stock analysis company Shareclarity to provide equity research for independent retail investors. Read more »

Orion, punished over forecast misses, can return to profit

Article – BusinessDesk

April 4 (BusinessDesk) – Orion Health Group, whose shares hit a record low this week after the company cut guidance for the third time, can reach profitability with further cost-cutting and may not need to raise more capital, says chief financial officer … Read more »

Bapcor disposes Hellaby assets with $35M sale of TBS Group

Article – BusinessDesk

April 5 (BusinessDesk) – ASX-listed autoparts maker Bapcor has exited the last of the leftover Hellaby Holdings assets it didn’t want with the sale of industrial asset maintenance firm TBS Group for $35 million, reaping more from the divestments than … Read more »

NZ share trading volume rises in March

Article – BusinessDesk

April 5 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand share trading continued to push higher in March but values fell against a backdrop of global volatility as investors grew increasingly concerned about the prospect of a global trade war. Read more »

Simplicity launches NZ focussed funds with record low fees

Press Release – Simplicity

Non-profit Simplicity has launched NZ-focused investment funds with record low management fees, as it seeks to offer more choice to members wanting to invest in NZs stock and bond markets. Read more »

Synergy Investments launches PIE investment portfolios

Press Release – Synergy Group NZ

Consilium and Funds Administration New Zealand Limited (FANZ), joint venture partners in the Synergy Investment Programme, are pleased to announce the addition of four new portfolios consisting of PIE funds and cash – to the popular Synergy Investment … Read more »

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