Finance ANALYSIS

James Lee marches Jarden into Australia

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 27 Mar 2021

James Lee is the son of Chris Lee, the Paraparaumu stockbroker who wrote The Billion Dollar Bonfire, about South Canterbury Finance.
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 27 Mar 2021
The hugely ambitious Jarden CEO James Lee has established a high powered Australian investment banking operation with apparently no expenses spared.Lee’s full-blooded trans-Tasman invasion coincides with Magellan’s expansion into the investment banking sector under executive chair Hamish Douglass. Magellan is a 40% shareholder in Barrenjoey Capital, a new investment bank.This is a genuine David versus Goliath battle, as Lee and Douglass are arguably the two most ambitious industry leaders in New Zealand and Australia.Lee will achiev...

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