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Achieving board diversity: looking to success stories & statistics

As businesses look to more innovative & sustainable ways of doing business, achieving board diversity can be a great starting point where insights can be translated down to management and the wider team.  From success stories around the globe, there would appear to be plenty of ways NZ’s SMEs can achieve diversity (even sole directors). Let’s check it out!...

October 11, 2021

Do I buy the business or the shares?

Sometimes a manager or an executive will look to buy out existing owners or take over a new business. In these cases, there may be the question of whether one buys the shares or the business assets outright.  Before we delve into 3 things to help determine which one could be best, let's check out some big picture similarities and key differences between a share sale vs. business sale......

September 28, 2021

Why would a company consolidate or subdivide their shares?

Long answer short, it’s when you want a more appropriate and comparable share price to others in your industry....

September 22, 2021

5 Steps to Capital Raising

Capital raising can be very exciting. Although, with increasing compliance requirements and calls for transparency across NZ’s financial markets, it can create uncertainty on how to proceed. Particularly for businesses raising capital for the very first time. Let's look at 5 typical steps to a capital raise!...

September 15, 2021

Do funds & investors need to consider climate change?

We have seen floods, earthquakes, storms & fires. Where the NZ financial industry has taken some great steps towards addressing climate change events and associated risks. Let's see what's been happening recently... Investment Activity: Rise of climate-related funds & consumer expectations.Law Reform: Financial Sector (Climate-related Disclosure and Other Matters) Amendment Bill.Contract Development: Chancery Lane Project's development of climate-related clauses. ...

September 8, 2021

Top 5 things to know about being a director

Did you know that in NZ we have just under 1.1 million active and registered directors?  NZ is consistently voted and regarded as the one of the easiest places in the world to do business. Where it is the directors who lead these companies by being at the helm of day to day management.  So whether you’re an existing NZ director or thinking about being one, here are JH LAW’s top 5 things to know about being a director. Let’s get into it!...

September 3, 2021

Should I be able to read financial statements?

With over half a million NZ businesses (557,680 as of Feb 2020) largely being private, financial statements are likely the best information you’ll get about a business that you’re interested in. ...

September 1, 2021

Top 5 things to know about being a shareholder

Investment in shares is a topic of huge interest at the moment....

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