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BRIAN GAYNOR: Tony Gibbs – No holds barred

Brian Gaynor
Wed, 17 Jun 2020

BRIAN GAYNOR: Tony Gibbs – No holds barred
Brian Gaynor
Wed, 17 Jun 2020
Tony Gibbs, who died on Sunday, was an old-fashioned corporate raider. He was an aggressive, no holds barred, brawler who cut his teeth in an unregulated era before the inception of the FMA, Takeovers Code, NZ Superannuation Fund, KiwiSaver and PIE funds. He left a big imprint on the NZX, even though he graced the bourse for only 17 years in his Guinness Peat Group role. This was from his appointment to the Turners & Growers board in December 1994 to his retirement from Tower in August 2011. In between, he was involved in numerous high...

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