shoeshine

Shoeshine: Latest Abano bid appears doomed to fail

Fri 24 Feb

At Shoeshine’s deadline, it looked very much as if the latest takeover bid for Abano Healthcare is doomed to fail.

GEOFF ROSS: Sent a great message but Moa’s share price still fell heavily

Shoeshine: Moa’s big challenge to avoid following its namesake

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 17 Feb 2

You can’t fault Geoff Ross for his optimism....

Moa’s big challenge to avoid following its namesake

Fri 17 Feb

The problem Moa faces is not simply about scale. It’s about market penetration in higher margin locations

TeamTalk chairman Roger Sowry

Shoeshine: TeamTalk – a case of what might have been as Spark pounces

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 10 Feb

Spark’s takeover offer for TeamTalk may be viewed as opportunistic and hostile but it has also come about because the company has stumbled into the bargain basement.

TeamTalk – a case of what might have been as Spark pounces

Fri 10 Feb

Spark is circling a wounded prey.

CUSTOMER DRIVEN: Heartland chief executive Jeff Greenslade

Heartland marches to a different drum

Fri 3 Feb

Banks have been doing it tough as interest rates fell and their profit margins were squeezed. But Heartland Bank, which doesn’t even try to compete with the industry big boys, has actually been swelling its profit margins. Now, it’s competing in a battle for deposits as credit growth outstrips growth in deposits. But Shoeshine reckons Heartland will continue marching to a different drum to the rest of the banking industry.

Pages

Subscribe to shoeshine