Vocus to give Orcon a going over as CallPlus acquisition boosts NZ earnings

Wed 23 Aug

This month Vocus wrote down the value of the New Zealand division by $A199 million.

Slingshot general manager Taryn Hamilton says when a customer buys broadband they are also offered powe

Vocus' Slingshot the fastest-growing power company in Auckland

Wed 19 Jul 3

Aussie-owned ISP plans to extend its power bundle to Orcon.

Vocus NZ chief executive Mark Callander says competition is centring on service and speed

‘Make Orcon Great Again’ says Vocus boss, as private equity circles

Tue 20 Jun 3

Callander admits the “challenger brand” ISP has underperformed – and talks about a comeback plan based on three new strategies. PLUS: Takeover latest.

Malcolm Dick: New Zealand assets are performing too well for a fire sale

Private equity bid for Vocus confirmed, speculation over NZ assets

Wed 7 Jun

The group that includes CallPlus, Orcon and Slingshot could once again be on the block. Malcolm Dick weighs in.

TWICE-BANKRUPT: Warren Hurst led the deal to buy Orcon off Kordia for $38 million.

Orcon: Lawyer denies misrepresenting deal

Fri 24 Mar

A lawyer involved in the 2013 sale of Orcon has denied allegations he misrepresented the deal, which resulted in former Orcon chief executive Greg McAlister losing $200,000.

Greg McAlister

Former Orcon CEO sues law firm

Mon 20 Mar 2

Greg McAlister alleges 2013 Orcon deal was misrepresented.


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