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Pathfinder Asset Management

Pathfinder is an independent boutique fund manager based in Auckland. We value transparency, social responsibility and aligning interests with our investors. We are also advocates of reducing the complexity of investment products for NZ investors.

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Finding the Next Xero

Friday, April 26th, 1:54PM

When Xero delisted from the NZX, it was truly a sad day for the NZ market. While we have other great success stories such as Ryman Healthcare, and more recently A2 Milk, Xero was a great example of a Kiwi company competing in the technology space and experiencing success on the global stage.

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Investing: Don’t forget about the cycle

Thursday, February 21st, 3:54PM

Another fast start to the year in financial markets. Following a disappointing end to 2018, equity markets rallied during January, with the MSCI World finishing the month up 7.7% (in USD terms).

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Equal weight vs. Market cap weight

Tuesday, November 27th, 9:07AM

Investing: What’s your optimum weight?

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Investing: The future of sustainable property

Tuesday, October 30th, 8:00AM

Globally Environmental Social and Governance factors are having a growing impact on how we invest, as asset managers, we now must go beyond just considering the short-term bottom line.

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Investing: The Good-Bad-Good of Share Buybacks

Tuesday, September 11th, 8:00AM

“Corporate cocaine”, “sugar high for corporations”, and “stock price manipulation” – all phrases media use to describe share buybacks. In a buyback, a corporation buys its own shares, often in the open market but sometimes through a tender process.

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Investing: Understanding non-financial risks

Tuesday, August 21st, 8:30AM

Responsible investment is the topic du jour in the global investment world.

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Chill Out, it’s Just a Stress Test

Tuesday, July 10th, 8:30AM

Stress testing is a key element in risk management for portfolio managers. It is also a Financial Markets Authority (FMA) requirement for fund managers in New Zealand, although they don’t specify exactly what form these tests should take or how often they should be applied.

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2017 and 2018: recap and outlook

Tuesday, December 19th, 2:13PM

The story of the year was really how little global markets reacted to key events.

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A survival guide for financial adviser licensing

Tuesday, November 21st, 6:14AM

All financial advisory businesses will begin a mandatory licensing process, but do not fear, the FMA comes in peace, John Berry says. In the first of two-part commentary he shares his views on what to expect and how to prepare for change.

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Should lawyers give financial advice?

Thursday, October 19th, 6:37AM

Since the Financial Advisers Act (FAA) came into force there has been some angst over exemptions for other professions – such as lawyers and accountants.  Are financial advisers right to be concerned that lawyers and accountants can hand out financial advice? Are there any restrictions on them?

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Responsible investing: Is there a cost?

Friday, September 8th, 9:09AM

The most popular argument used by investors that are resistant to the concept of responsible investing is that “returns are lower, it will cost me money”. Well, times have changed.

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Investing responsibly: passing the tipping point

Tuesday, August 8th, 9:11AM

Do you believe that well governed companies have better long-term prospects than their competition? If you do, then you have already taken the first small step to aligning yourself with a more sophisticated approach to responsible investing (RI).

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Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
ANZ 5.69 4.39 4.35 4.55
ANZ Special - 3.89 3.85 4.05
ASB Bank 5.70 4.45 4.39 4.55
ASB Bank Special - 3.95 3.89 4.05
BNZ - Classic - 3.89 3.95 3.89
BNZ - Mortgage One 6.40 - - -
BNZ - Rapid Repay 5.85 - - -
BNZ - Std, FlyBuys 5.80 4.69 4.59 4.79
BNZ - TotalMoney 5.80 - - -
Credit Union Auckland 5.95 - - -
Credit Union Baywide 6.15 4.95 4.95 -
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
Credit Union North 6.45 - - -
Credit Union South 6.45 - - -
Finance Direct - - - -
First Credit Union 5.85 - - -
Heartland 6.70 7.00 7.25 7.85
Heartland Bank - Online - - - -
Heretaunga Building Society 5.75 4.60 4.75 -
Housing NZ Corp 5.80 4.69 4.49 4.45
HSBC Premier 5.89 3.79 3.79 3.89
HSBC Premier LVR > 80% - - - -
HSBC Special - - - -
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
ICBC 5.65 3.85 3.95 3.89
Kiwibank 5.80 4.60 4.60 4.84
Kiwibank - Capped - - - -
Kiwibank - Offset 5.65 - - -
Kiwibank Special - 3.85 3.85 4.09
Liberty 5.69 - - -
Napier Building Society - - - -
Nelson Building Society 6.10 4.89 4.99 -
Resimac 5.30 4.86 ▼4.14 ▼4.19
RESIMAC Special - - - -
SBS Bank 5.79 4.85 5.05 5.49
Lender Flt 1yr 2yr 3yr
SBS Bank Special - 3.89 3.99 3.99
Sovereign 5.80 4.45 4.39 4.55
Sovereign Special - 3.95 3.89 4.05
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 5.65 ▼3.89 ▼3.95 4.05
The Co-operative Bank - Standard 5.65 ▼4.39 ▼4.45 4.55
TSB Bank 5.69 ▼4.45 4.49 ▼4.55
TSB Special - 3.95 3.99 4.05
Wairarapa Building Society 5.70 4.85 4.99 -
Westpac 5.79 4.69 4.79 5.19
Westpac - Offset 5.79 - - -
Westpac Special - 3.89 3.85 4.05
Median 5.80 4.45 4.39 4.19

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