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Fonterra's special waiver for staff to sell units in $525m fund

The dairy giant, which pays almost 4000 of its staff more than $100,000, says the possibility of financial hardship has prompted a temporary waiver for its staff to sell units in its $525 million investment fund.

Fonterra takes risk on rising unit prices

Jonathan Mason: Money will be "ring-fenced"

Fonterra's fund announcement: what you say

Sir Henry van der Heyden

Company says yesterday's announcement is positive news for its farmer shareholders. Not all NBR ONLINE readers agree.

Fonterra spreads $525m fund to beat disclosure rules

The dairy giant's chief financial officer says it will not disclose companies investing in its $525 million fund unless it has to.

Fonterra releases investment fund unit price

Dairy giant sets the price for the units in its $525 million investment fund and reveals how much has gone offshore.

Fonterra board wants 1% pay rise

Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden

The suggested 1% rise in fees going to December's annual meeting comes on top of substantial rises granted in recent years.