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About the same.
24% (60 votes)
Better off.
22% (54 votes)
Much worse off.
19% (47 votes)
Much better off.
18% (45 votes)
Worse off.
18% (44 votes)
Total voters: 250

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Yellow Pages Group

Another haircut looming for Yellow's lenders?

What does the sale of Sensis by Australia's Telstra mean for the banks holding debt & shares in NZ directories business Yellow?

Deutsche Bank NZ lending, assets shrink

Deutsche Bank NZ posts 38% annual profit fall and shrinks local lending book dramatically

Deutsche Bank NZ profit tumbles

Big drop in quarterly profit at key SOE float adviser Deutsche Bank

The chickens come home to roost

Ralph Waters' train smash and Ironbridge's pyrrhic victory highlight the downside of heavily leveraged acquisitions

Banking now a 'non-growth sector'

Ex-Kiwibank CEO Sam Knowles sees weak lending growth for 5 or 6 yrs at least; backs Localist as nimble ad seller to small businesses. Your view?

Yellow Pages seeking new CEO

Yellow Pages CEO Bruce Cotterill leaves just weeks after debt restructure, new board appointments 

Massive bank haircut confirmed at YPG

Yellow Pages Group lenders crystalise NZ$1.05 billion of losses

Talk show host may join Yellow board

Debt write-off, new board including Brent Impey expected for Yellow Pages Group

MediaWorks 'well within' banking covenants

NZ Venture Capital Association chairman Kerry McIntosh says bank appetite for leveraged deals is back

Banks close to crystalising big losses

Yellow Pages' banks to vote on restructure next week that could see them take NZ$1 billion haircut