Brierley slows down as corporate raider

Veteran corporate raider Sir Ron Brierley, who once owned large stakes in supermarket retailer Woolworths and gas company AGL, and headed the third-largest company on the Australian Securities Exchange in…

Corporate raider Brierley exits Coats

Veteran corporate raider Sir Ron Brierley, who once owned large stakes in supermarket retailer Woolworths and gas company AGL and headed the third-largest company on the Australian Securities Exchange in…

JP Morgan rallies round at ClearView

In-play life insurance and wealth management company ClearView Wealth has bulked up its defence team, ahead of the release of its target statement and results later this month.

Mercantile challenge

Sir Ron Brierleys Mercantile Investment Company may well be heading for second time unlucky in its pursuit of Adelaide Managed Funds Asset Backed Yield Trust. Less than 24 hours after…

GPG has ClearView on offer

GPG says Gary Weisss hostile offer for ClearView Wealth is inadequate. Renowned corporate raider Gary Weiss is back and heading for a showdown with former colleagues at Guinness Peat Group…

Sir Ron beats the odds

Ever get the feeling that 80s board scourge Ron Brierley knew something the others didnt? The septuagenarian Kiwi corporate raider has avoided a second ignominious board ousting from one of…

Brierley survives vote backlash

ONE-TIME corporate raider and maverick Ron Brierley nearly found himself tipped off the board of his favourite company, Guinness Peat Group, at its annual meeting in Auckland yesterday.Sir Ron, who…

Brierley may lose GPG seat

Ron Brierley, former chairman of Guinness Peat Group, may be voted off the board at next weeks annual meeting as several shareholders indicated opposition to his re-election.GPG will hold its…

GPG sells off assets

Guinness Peat Group has sold its 12.65 per cent stake in Capilano Honey to Mariner Corp. Mariner recently bought a 19.83 per cent stake in Peanut Co. a 12.02 per…

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