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2018 INFINZ Awards

The 2018 INFINZ Industry Awards were celebrated on Thursday 17 May at a gala black-tie dinner at The Cordis Hotel in Auckland. A record 850 guests enjoyed an evening to celebrate excellence in the capital markets industry in New Zealand.

The judging process focused on the actions and individual who added most value to corporate New Zealand and hence the economy.

The Award Winners were:

First NZ Capital - Market Leaders Best Corporate Communicator
Meridian Energy

NZX - Emerging Leaders Best Investor Relations Award
NZ King Salmon

The Business - Institutional Banking Innovation
ANZ - 1.8bn Green Borrowing Programme for Contact Energy

EY - Debt Deal of the Year
ROAD $48m Multi-Option Credit Facility
Borrower: EROAD
Lender: Bank of New Zealand

Trustees Executors - NZ Debt Market Issue of the Year
Genesis Energy - $225m, 30 year capital bonds
Issuer: Genesis Energy
Arranger: Deutsche Craigs
Joint Lead Managers: ANZ Bank, Bank of New Zealand, Deutsche Craigs, Forsyth Bar

PwC - NZ Equity Market Transaction of the Year
Oceania Healthcare $200m initial public offering
Issuer: Oceania Healthcare
Joint Lead Managers: Deutsche Craigs, FNZC, Macquarie Captial

Craigs Investment Partners - Excellence in Treasury
NZ Super Fund

Chapman Tripp - Fund Manager of the Year - Equities
Harbour Asset Management

Milford Asset Management - Sharebroking Firm of the Year
FNZC

Fitch Ratings - Fund Manager of the Year - Bonds
Nikko Asset Management

Chapman Tripp - M&A Transaction of the Year
Sale of Solid Energy's Assets
Sole Financial Advisor: Goldman Sachs

MinterEllisonRuddWatts - Research Analyst of the Year
Stephen Ridgewell - Craigs Investment Partners

University of Auckland Business School - Emerging Leader
Megan Blenkarne - NZX

Hunter Campbell - Diversity & Inclusion Award
Barbara Chapman
Interviews: Medium (4 min duration) Short (2 min duration)

Caldwell Partners - Leadership Award
Grant Webster, Tourism Holdings Limited

INFINZ Fellows announced at the INFINZ Awards Dinner
Carmel Fisher, Catherine Savage

INFINZ Distinguished Fellow announced at the INFINZ Awards Dinner
Linda Robertson

Best Sector Analysts 2018 (PDF) and Category Winners 2018 (PDF)


For INFINZ Awards Criteria, please click here


Previous Awards winner announcements can be found below:

2018 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2018 Best sector analysts teams

2017 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2017 Best sector analysts teams

2016 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2016 Best sector analysts teams

2015 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2015 Best sector analysts teams

2014 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2014 Best sector analysts team and Service Teams

2013 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

2013 Best Sharebroking Sector Analyst and Service Teams

The New Zealand Herald 2012 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The New Zealand Herald 2011 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The New Zealand Herald 2010 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2009 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2008 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2007 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2006 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

The National Business Review 2005 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

Vodafone 2004 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

Vodafone 2003 INFINZ Industry Awards Winners

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