Brierley looks to the future

Sir Ronald Brierley was wearing his hair shirt when he wrote Industrial Equitys special report to shareholders, which was released last Monday. He conceded that the crash exposed weaknesses in…

Two wounded bulls differ on tactics

During the bull market, Robert Holmes a Court and Sir Ronald Brierley had much in common. Both were adept at identifying companies that would defend themselves vigorously from takeover raids…

Brierleys local army stays loyal

The remarkable rapport between Ron Brierley and his shareholders was apparent at the Brierley Investments annual meeting in Auckland last week. After the formal business there was the usual bonhomie,…

An adjustment of lifestyle – Pierpoint

The most distasteful thing about bear markets is that you have to work harder.An adjustment of lifestyleFrankly, Pierpont preferred the bull market. It was relatively easy to make money and,…

Industrial Equity damaged but strong

Ron Brierley, head of Industrial Equity, Brierley Investments and a string of associated companies, is realistic enough to acknowledge that the stockmarket crash has damaged his companies.

Industrial Equity 87-88 profit already in the bag

Industrial Equity has the advantage of being part of the longest-running takeover conglomerate, the Brierley group. It has been operating for 26 years. Analysts who follow the group say that…

Tax changes miss Brierley loophole

Unless the Government acts quickly, IEL will achieve a $25 million tax coup through its exit from Advertiser. Ron Brierleys IEL. with the assistance of News Corporation, has again stolen…

Ron Brierley a quarter of a century of investing

After more than a quarter of a century establishing a corporate colossus that includes New Zealands Brierley Investments and Industrial Equity Ltd in Australia, Ron Brierley could be excused for…

Brierley makes a grab for gas

When Australian Gas Light shares peaked at $9.30 earlier this year up a stunning 138 per cent on their year low any lingering doubts on the efficacy of Ron Brierleys…

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