Trevor Janes

Abano board rebuffs revised bid

Fri 17 Feb 29

Takeover bidder’s request for due diligence access firmly rejected.

CONSIDERABLE PRESSURE: LPF founding director Phil Newland

Secret deal restrained funding of finance company lawsuits

Fri 17 Feb

Potential legal action to recover money for finance company investors was hampered by a secret deal covering the exit of two directors from litigation funder LPF Group.

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Abano’s major shareholder unsuccessfully opposed chairman’s re-election

Wed 26 Oct

Abano’s major shareholder is maintaining its long-standing feud with the company dating back to its failed takeover attempt in 2013.

Abano chairman Trevor Janes

Abano gains NZX waiver over sale of half stake in Bay International; deal unconditional

Fri 27 May 2

The healthcare investor has agreed to sell the stake in Bay International to interests associated with Peter Hutson for $32 million.

Abano chief executive Richard Keys

Abano likely to accept offer above $30m for its half share of Bay International

Wed 27 Apr

The offer for Bay International from an unnamed international hearing device manufacturer is about three times Abano's book value. With special feature audio.

ANDREW HUDSON: Nothing unusual in panel’s decision

Pulse investors kept in dark as noteholders stripped of bargaining power


Buller Electricity’s takeover offer valuing Pulse Energy at a little over $42 million is now a fait accompli, with Buller having moved to the compulsory acquisition stage.


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