Coats Group chairman Mike Clasper

Coats to quit NZX and ASX as antipodean shareholdings dwindle

Wed 18 Nov

The company wants to de-list from the ASX and NZX in June next year.

Sir Ron Brierley

Coats plans delisting, shareholders to vote at AGM

Tue 17 Nov 1

Delisting from the NZX would herald a final chapter in the life of GPG and Sir Ron Brierley’s legacy in the New Zealand capital markets.

Brierley exits GPG leftover

Fri 14 Aug

Veteran investor Sir Ron Brierley is understood to have sold out of British company Coats Group, formerly known as GPG, ending an association stretching back 25 years.


Coats Group chief executive Paul Forman

Coats sinks into the red in first half

Tue 4 Aug

Coats Group turned to a first-half loss after a writedown on the sale of its unprofitable EMEA crafts business.

Sir Ron Brierley

Ron Brierley quits Coats Group board, ending 25-year tenure

Tue 21 Apr 6

In announcing the resignation, Coats chairman Mike Clasper thanked Brierley "for his extensive contribution over many years."

Coats chief executive Paul Forman

GPG annual profit drops 61% as 2013 asset sales wash through, rebrands to Coats

Fri 27 Feb

Net profit fell to 9 million British pounds in calendar 2014 from 23 million pounds a year earlier.


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