GPG has no plans in NZ

Sir Ron Brierleys investment vehicle, Guinness Peat Group (GPG), is looking to England and Australia for opportunities to spend an estimated $500 million to $600 million war chest. GPG director…

BIL lost plot at Whitcoulls

Selling the old Christchurch-based printing and book-selling business Whitcoulls was a sign that Brierley Investments Ltd had lost its way, says the founder, Sir Ron Brierley.He strongly opposed the sale…

GPG in Infratil NZ International

Guinness Peat Group has confirmed its long speculated buying activity in infrastructure Investors Infratil New Zealand and Infratil International. In substantial security holder notices issued yesterday, Guinness

Brierley shares steady

Brierley Investments share price settled at $1.04 this morning on a day in which speculation increased that chief executive Paul Coffins and chairman Bob Matthew did not resign without a…

Asians swing axe at top Brierley men

Brierley Investments has rolled the companys top two men. Asian shareholders, who hold more than a quarter of the shares, are believed to have swung the axe. The chairman, Bob…

Chiefs out in Brierley shake up

Brierley Investments (BIL's) share price eased one cent to $1 in early trading today after the shock resignations of the companys chairman Bob Matthew and chief executive Paul Collins yesterday.

Sir Frank faults his Rolls

The New Zealand businessman, Sir Frank Renouf, has dared to criticise the worlds most prestigious car.He told the annual meeting of Vickers shareholders in London that although the Rolls-Royce was…

Brierley loses battle over Rolls Royce

Sir Ronald Brierley has lost his battle to force the British company Vickers to float off its Rolls-Royce Motor Cars subsidiary as a separate quoted company. The New Zealand businessmans…

NBH not following IEL break-up plan

The managing director of North Broken Hill Holdings Ltd (NBH), Mr Mark Bethwaite, has denied that his company was selling off assets in line with a demerger plan drawn up…

North BH bid unpopular

North Broken Hill Holdings managing director Mark Bethwaite is confident Industrial Equity Ltd will not gam control of North at or in any way close to its current offer price.

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