GPG applies pressure to Otters board

Sir Ron Brierleys Guinness Peat Group yesterday sought to replace three of the four directors on the board of Otter Gold in the latest twist in a saga which this…

AMP to be shaken by Guinness Peat

Guinness Peat Group plc will launch a $10 million-plus civil damages claim against AMP Ltd and its wholly owned subsidiary GIO within weeks, alleging both parties acted improperly when they…

Radford ousted as chief of Otter Gold

Sir Ron Brierleys Guiness Peat Group is expected to support Otter Golds reconstituted management following the ousting of Sydneybased accountant Mr Tony Radford from the company.

AMP soars but saga heads to court

SHARES in AMP enjoyed their biggest one-day rise this year to close at a four- month high as investors applauded its GIO wrap-up and shrugged off the threat of more…

AMP swallows GIO as GPG holds its cards

AMP shares surged to a four- month high yesterday after the NSW Supreme Court approved the companys mop-up bid of GIOs minority shareholders.The approval was the final hurdle for the…

GIO mop-up lifts AMPs stocks

AMP Ltd shares rose almost 5 per cent cent to their highest level in four months yesterday after the company wrapped up its troubled $2.64 billion takeover of GIO Australia…

Brierley blocked

One of Brierley Investments key institutional shareholders has temporarily derailed the companys attempt to sever its ties with New Zealand, refusing to register its interest in the company and forcing…

GIOs dispirited army surrenders

DISPIRITED GIO shareholders yesterday surrendered the detritus of one of the touchstones of the popular capitalism movement to AMP after 18 months of bitter fighting and shock losses.

Jeffed by mother of all disasters

If one could find an analogy for yesterdays GIO shareholder vote to approve AMPs takeover scheme of arrangement it would be that of the recent Victorian State election.The polling suggested…

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