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2021 INFINZ Awards

Thank you to our Special Guests, all Judges and Sponsors, and our 750 guests for attending the 2021 INFINZ Awards.

INFINZ Executive Director, Jim McElwain (video link)


Craigs Investment Partners Market Leaders Best Investor Relations - Meridian Energy
Owen Hackson (Meridian Energy) and Geoff Zame (Craigs Investment Partners) (video link)

MinterEllisonRuddWatts M&A Transaction of the Year - Sale of Ultrafast Fibre Limited
Carolyn Steele (WEL Networks), Garth Dibley (WEL Networks), David Barnett (WEL Networks), Hugo Ellis (Cameron Partners), Daniel Good (Cameron Partners), John Hanna (Ultra Fast Fibre) and Silvana Schenone (MERW) (video link)

Hunter Campbell Diversity & Inclusion Award - Westpac NZ
Diana Haxton, Chelsea Rowlands, Marc Figgins, Fonteyn Moses-Te Kani, Lee Marshal (Hunter Campbell) and Niall McCarthy - the Westpac team (video link)

NZX Emerging Leaders Best Investor Relations - Pacific Edge
David Darling (Pacific Edge) and Mark Peterson (NZX) (video link)


CFA Society Research Analyst of the Year - Stephen Ridgewell
Jeff Stangl (CFA) and Stephen Ridgewell (Craigs Investment Partners) (video link)


Guardian Trust NZ Debt Market Issue of the Year - Auckland Council
Patrick Mullins (ANZ), John Bishop (Auckland Council), Hannah Port (BNZ), Mat Carter (Westpac) and Harry Koprivcic (Guardian Trust) (video link)

PwC NZ Equity Market Transaction of the Year - Auckland International Airport
Sam Shuttleworth (PwC), Phil Neutze (Auckland International Airport) and Nick Forster (Citi) (video link)

Chapman Tripp Fund Manager of the Year - Equities - Fisher Funds
Robbie Urquhart (Fisher Funds), Sam Dickie (Fisher Funds) and Tim Williams (Chapman Tripp) (video link)

Link Market Services Sharebroking Firm of the Year - Forsyth Barr
Andy Bowley (Forsyth Barr) and Marcelle Ashcroft (Link Market Services) (video link)

Fitch Ratings Fund Manager of the Year - Bonds - Fisher Funds
David Brooks (Fitch) and David McLeish (Fisher Funds) (video link)

The University of Auckland Business School - Emerging Leader of the Year - James Palmer
James Palmer (Christian Savings and Community Finance) and Norman Wong (UoABS)(video link)


Public Trust Debt Deal of the Year - Facilities provided to Electric Kiwi Limited and The Energy Collective
Nick Haines (Electric Kiwi & The Energy Collective), Tim Wixon (BNZ) and Glenys Talivai (Public Trust) (video link)


Bloomberg Excellence in Treasury - SkyCity
Paige Gardner (Bloomberg), Bruce Macdonald (SkyCity) and Clinton Lee (Bloomberg) (video link)


Tax Management NZ Excellence in Institutional Banking - ANZ View Bills Service
Chris Cunniffe (Tax Management NZ) and Sarah Berry (ANZ) (video link)


Caldwell Partners Leadership Award - Darrin Grafton, Serko
Darrin Grafton (Serko) and Nick Scarlett (Caldwell Partners) (video link)


INFINZ Fellowships
(Video link)
Fran O'Sullivan, Gavin Walker and Louise Tong

INFINZ Distinguished Fellowship
Mark Edwards (INFINZ Chair) with newly inducted Catherine Savage

Full suite of photos can be found here


















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