Market forces affecting this network’s Australian broking arm have been held off by the momentum provided by the NZ operations’ fresh new proposition
Now the largest broking management group in the NZ market, performance is ahead of expectations, says network boss.
Mark Searles, CEO and managing director of Austbrokers, talks income diversification and shares his frustrations at inaccurate media reporting
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The MD of this broker network reveals the company’s next steps for New Zealand on the back of pleasing first half results.
This MD looks back and ahead at the burning issues in the latest IBNZ series featuring prominent industry players, with one topic in particular firing him up.
An Aussie broker network has sealed the deal with an award-winning Kiwi broker business, which cements its position as the third largest in NZ.
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It will be business as usual and a ‘good cultural fit’ for these two Napier outfits who have started the process of joining together.