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Paul McBeth

CRI research still relevant as Joyce puts funding under microscope


Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce is happy with the close association the country”s seven Crown Research Institute have with their specific industries, even as their funding comes under review in the National Statement on Science Investment. Joyce launched the national policy on how the government plans to invest in …

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Morrison fund raises RMB1.87billion for Chinese renewable investments


HRL Morrison & Co subsidiary JIDA Capital Partners and Shenzhen-based CGN Private Equity Fund Management have raised 1.87 billion Chinese yuan (NZ$451.7 million) from institutional investors to launch a new fund focusing on Chinese renewable energy assets. The unlisted private equity infrastructure fund, CGN Fund III, is seeking to raise …

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Wynyard loss widens company claims stock price doesn’t reflect value

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Wynyard Group, the intelligence software developer, widened its first-half loss while boosting sales 39 percent and anticipates faster revenue growth from the second half as it rolls out a new product. The Auckland-based company posted a net loss of $17.6 million, or 14 cents per share, in the six months ended …

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Beingmate shares drop to 2 1/2 year low in Chinese stock rout

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Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co shares fell to their lowest since February 2013, after being caught up in the global share-market rout that’s dented Chinese equity markets, slicing more than $200 million from Fonterra Cooperative Group’s investment in the Hanzhou-based infant formula maker. The Shenzhen stock exchange-listed shares dropped …

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GeoOp to raise $2.4m in private placement to fund Australian growth


GeoOp, the workforce management app developer, will raise $2.4 million in private placement to foreign investors, senior management and the board to help fund the company’s expansion in Australia. The Auckland-based company will sell 5 million shares at 48 cents apiece to a group of investors, with the funds raised …

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Datacom topples Spark as NZ’s biggest IT services provider


Datacom, the privately-held IT services firm, surpassed Spark New Zealand as the country’s biggest information technology services provider, lifting annual revenue 6.3 percent in a growing footprint on both sides of the Tasman. Revenue rose to $937 million in the 12 months ended June 30 from $881 million a year …

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