BRIAN GAYNOR: NZ directors struggling in a changing world

Brian Gaynor
Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Brian Gaynor
Fri, 17 Jul 2020
New Zealand boards of directors, with Metlifecare being a current example, are struggling to deal with takeover offers.This is because the rules of the takeover game have changed dramatically, and most boards have been totally unprepared for these changes.The changes mean that directors now make the first decision on whether a takeover offer is fair and reasonable whereas shareholders made this determination in the past. Directors are in a poor position to make these vital decisions because they haven’t engaged with shareholders, the...
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