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Global Horticulture has raised millions of dollars from investors as the company completes its efforts to improve the Chinese kiwi fruit industry. Photo / John Stone
The Takeovers panel looks at changes in voting rights in a low-key Kievrat company, which is now affiliated with Brian Johnson, an investment firm Jordon.
He said he would “hold a meeting under Section 32 of the Hunger Law” to investigate some of the increase in election control in the region in March 2014 and October 2016 or in the region.
Section 32 Meeting is called the “Control Panel” if a person does not act or act or does not wish to act in accordance with regulatory law.
Although it was set up as a great opportunity to take advantage of China’s quivering industry, Global Horticulture is still in its infancy. It has attracted millions of dollars from the Wellington Investment Community and is reported to have raised millions of dollars.
Global Horticulture Founded in 2004 by Patrick Watene, a former Cesare staffer. One year later, Bright Johnson’s son, Craig Johnson, became the company’s director. The company he manages as director is the second largest shareholder.
Jordon’s bodyguards, co-owned by Brian Johnson, have become the majority
Global Horticulture since 2016.
In both 2011 and 2012, Global Horticulture named Deloit Fast50 as one of the fastest growing industries in the competition.
A.D. In 2012, Craig Johnson told the Herald that the company planned to grow its own 700-hectare and 4,000-hectares of kiwi fruit in four years. He said the company raised about $ 60 million.
“It was a difficult process because New Zealand’s money and institutions and banks were not really interested,” said Craig Johnson.
Global Horticulture shareholders include Liben Petana, one of the former employees of Morrison and Co., Infratil, property manager, and Paul Ridley-Smith, chairman of Trustpower, and John Fisso, executive director of the New Zealand Institute. Sports.
Many other shareholders are current or former shareholders.
Stuart Natras, former director of Fontera, has been chairman for some time. A.D. In 2011, Natrasus said the company could float next year to Hong Kong or New York exchanges, according to the Sunday Times. Natrasus He resigned in early 2012.
Simon Tyler, director of Global Horticulture and the fifth largest shareholder, is the CEO of the Government Supervision Fund Authority, which manages billions of dollars on behalf of the government for government employees with a final salary pension scheme.
His other director, Reagan, is the CEO of the Auckland Tutara Baseball Team.
Although the panel did not comment on the details of the investigation, in March 2014 a number of shareholders were removed from the register and the number of shareholders was reduced to less than 50.
In October 2016, company records showed that the company had issued 1.6 million new shares – seven times the number of shares issued.
More than 1.5 million shares have been given to Jordon’s bodyguards by Brian Johnson and Auckland Financial Adviser Allan Lee.
This has increased Jardon’s guard share in Global Horticulture from 40 percent to 87 percent.
When Brian Johnson and Tyler met on Sunday, he declined to comment to the Herald.