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On the Money: Simon Moutter, Peter Beck, Ampol's NZ heritage, and more

Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 28 Aug 2021

On the Money: Simon Moutter, Peter Beck, Ampol's NZ heritage, and more
Simon Moutter stepped back into the spotlight this week, becoming chair of merged software company Tally Group. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 28 Aug 2021
Welcome to On the Money, our weekly column on money and the people making it.Runway successRocket Lab went stratospheric this week, listing on the Nasdaq to seemingly seat the New Zealand company firmly at space exploration’s top table. Despite shares technically closing on the first day of trading down 10.6% at US$10.35, the listing has left the company with US$777 million on the books and a market valuation of US$5.2 billion. It has been a 15-year rise, but ex-Spark managing director and ex-Auckland Airport chief executive Sim...

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