CBL Series: How to build – and lose – a fortune

Read Tim Hunter's three-part series on the story behind stricken insurer CBL.
Chateau de Septfontaines in Luxembourg where a 10th birthday party for SFS was held in 2012.

Insurance group CBL is shaping as one of New Zealand’s biggest corporate disasters with potential losses in the hundreds of millions. As the fallout sucks in lawyers, regulators and insolvency specialists for a drawn-out denouement, NBR backgrounds the case with a three-part series on the company’s origins, growth and sudden crisis.

Read the series here:

CBL: How to build – and lose – a fortune

CBL Part two: Controversy dogs growth

CBL part three: It all goes wrong