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Sharemarket slips in thin holiday trade

2017-12-27 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares slipped in thin holiday trading as appetite declined for companies offering attractive dividend yields, such as regulated utilities Chorus and Genesis Energy and pay-TV operator Sky Network Television. (23-1)

Augusta buys second property for industrial fund

2017-12-26 nzherald.co.nz
Augusta Capital has bought a second property which it plans to add to an industrial property fund scheduled to launch next year. (0-1)

Sharemarket rises with investors in buoyant mood

2017-12-11 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares rose, led by Metro Performance Glass and Heartland Bank, while dairy-related companies a2 Milk Co and Synlait Milk continued to weaken. (5-0)

Augusta Capital buys Wellington industrial property

2017-12-10 nzherald.co.nz
Augusta Capital has unconditionally purchased a Wellington industrial property as a seed asset for a new industrial fund that is expected to initially raise between $50 million and $70m of equity when it launches early next year.

Augusta first-half profit halves on revaluations

2017-11-12 nzherald.co.nz
Augusta Capital's first-half profit more than halved as the company wrote down the value of its stake in listed property investor NPT and didn't repeat year-earlier valuation gains as the firm continues its shift into funds management rather than direct property ownership.

NPT sells its interest in Auckland high-rise to SkyCity for $47 million

2017-10-12 nzherald.co.nz
NPT, the listed property investor, has sold its interest in the AA Centre in central Auckland to SkyCity Entertainment Group for $47 million, as it looks to reposition the business after a board overhaul.

Millennial investors likely to rock the boat

2017-06-13 radionz.co.nz
Millennial investors will increasingly flex their muscles to influence the way companies and their boards operate, according to a new report by Chapman Tripp.

Millennials investors likely to rock the boat

2017-06-13 radionz.co.nz
Millennial investors will increasingly flex their muscles to influence the way companies and their boards operate, according to a new report by Chapman Tripp.

Shareholders demanding more info

2017-06-13 nzherald.co.nz
Shareholders are demanding more from the companies they invest in and greater quality of information is making it easier to lift the lid on corporates, according to a new report from Chapman Tripp.

NPT annual profit falls 63 per cent

2017-05-30 nzherald.co.nz
NPT, the listed property investor, posted a 63 per cent drop in annual profit after some of its properties reduced in value and it faced extra costs from a proposed deal with Kiwi Property Group that didn't proceed.

Sharemarket ends flat in weak trading

2017-05-30 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares were virtually unchanged today in weak trading, with Orion Health Group dropping on capital raising news, while Mainfreight gained after posting a record annual profit.

Augusta Capital annual profit drops 42pc

2017-05-30 nzherald.co.nz
Augusta Capital posted a 42 per cent drop in annual profit after a reduction in its directly held property portfolio led to it having a smaller increase in the value of its investment properties.

Sharp fall in profit at NZ's biggest listed property investor

2017-05-22 radionz.co.nz
The country's biggest listed property investor has reported a sharp fall in profit as property value gains have eased.

Augusta founder Mark Francis outlines thinking on NPT

2017-04-26 nzherald.co.nz
Shareholders in $102 million listed property specialist NPT reacted angrily to a $230m proposal from Kiwi Property Group on Friday, instead backing biggest shareholder Augusta Capital's plans.

NPT investor in for long haul, after angry meeting

2017-04-23 nzherald.co.nz
One of the biggest shareholders in $102 million NZX-listed NPT has expressed support for the property business after Friday's angry shareholders' meeting.