S&P Global Ratings

14 Oct 17, 7:24am
The ANZ's not wanting to answer questions about its now protracted sales process for UDC Finance - but it will have to soon
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10 Oct 17, 11:29am
David Hargreaves suggests the Australian masters of the ANZ may not have done the venerable New Zealand finance company UDC any favours by snatching at the highest price available for selling it
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5 Oct 17, 4:09pm
Nearly 9 months after the sale was announced, the seller ANZ and would-be buyer HNA say there are still 'steps and processes' to work through in completing UDC Finance acquisition
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22 Sep 17, 12:16pm
I thought this was going to be the housing election but housing affordability has struggled for airtime. Gareth Vaughan is very disappointed about this
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15 Sep 17, 11:23am
Credit rating agency S&P says NZ banking system capital levels not within the top quartile of global peers, RBNZ enforced higher capital requirements would be a head-wind on debt growth
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13 Sep 17, 7:31am
With a strong economy, modest insurance premium increases, and the EQC Act review set to benefit insurers, S&P says quakes and cyclones aren't deterring reinsurers from the NZ market
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28 Aug 17, 10:54am
APRA launches independent prudential inquiry into governance, culture and accountability within ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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26 May 17, 5:02am
TIP Trailer Services boss Bob Fast on the plans for NZ's biggest finance company UDC under new, Chinese ownership
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12 May 17, 5:02am
Chinese conglomerate HNA plans to place NZ finance company UDC under the wing of its large European-Canadian equipment service subsidiary TIP Trailer Services
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28 Apr 17, 6:37am
Chinese conglomerate HNA 'will be a good owner' of UDC after the planned $660 million acquisition, ANZ says
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21 Apr 17, 10:02am
Smartshares product manager Dean Anderson on not letting the daily news distract you, the Tao of wealth management, challenges for active investors, playing the long game and more
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7 Apr 17, 7:31am
'We absolutely have an interest in helping finance some' of the housing required to overcome Auckland's shortage, ANZ Group CEO Shayne Elliott says
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28 Mar 17, 5:02am
Gareth Vaughan questions whether ANZ's gift horse HNA Group will be good for UDC Finance, its staff, borrowers, depositors, and the NZ financial services sector as a whole
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23 Mar 17, 5:02am
Auckland has a well publicised housing shortage. Over the ditch there's an array of property development companies and concerns about oversupply. So why aren't more of them coming to Auckland?
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15 Mar 17, 10:04am
Kiwibank 'working urgently' with the RBNZ after a preliminary view from the regulator concludes $250m of its bonds don't comply with bank capital rules
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9 Mar 17, 10:34am
What will 'strong on a standalone basis' mean for NZ's major banks as the RBNZ moves to review their regulatory capital requirements?
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21 Feb 17, 12:09pm
Credit rating agency warns of impact from banks' tightening commercial property lending standards as Auckland Unitary Plan opens increased building options
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11 Jan 17, 7:12pm
S&P downgrades UDC to BBB following its sale to the unrated HNA Group. It remains on CreditWatch "with negative implications"
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