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Rubicon Group Annual Review - 2007

Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 11:08 am | Rubicon

The 2007 year saw us advance the operational and strategic initiatives for each of our investment activities according to the business plans we have previously outlined to Shareholders. More >>

ArborGen to Acquire Tree Improvement Operations

Friday, 24 August 2007, 10:25 am | Rubicon

Rubicon informed the market today, that, ArborGen - a world leader in forestry biotechnology research, development and commercialisation, which is one-third owned each by Rubicon, International Paper (IP) and Mead Westvaco (MWV) – has announced that it has entered ... More >>

Rubicon sells Argentine investment

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:10 pm | Rubicon

Luke Moriarty, Rubicon’s CEO, said: “Consistent with our previously announced strategy of either moving to 100% control of FTSA or of exiting the investment altogether, we have chosen the latter and preferred path, by selling our 50% investment for NZ$ ... More >>

Rubicon 2006 Review

Friday, 25 August 2006, 10:27 am | Rubicon

25 August 2006 - The 2006-year saw continued progress with our now well-established plans for each of our investments, together with some new initiatives in response to market developments in the period. Our core efforts during the year remained focused ... More >>

Rubicon Restructures Board

Thursday, 10 June 2004, 12:28 am | Rubicon

- Rubicon today announced that it had restructured its Board of Directors. With effect from today, the Board has been reduced to five members – being Stephen Kasnet (Chairman), Hugh Fletcher, Tony Gibbs, Bill Hasler, and Luke Moriarty (CEO and executive ... More >>

Rubicon Partial Takeover Offer Successful

Friday, 4 June 2004, 11:47 am | Rubicon

Auckland, 4 June, 2004 – Rubicon Forests Limited announced today that it’s partial takeover offer for 50.01% of the Tenon has become unconditional. More >>

Rubicon wins partial takeover of Tenon

Friday, 4 June 2004, 11:16 am | Rubicon

Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon”) announced that it had declared its partial Offer for Tenon shares to be unconditional. More >>

Rubicon key conditions satisfied

Monday, 31 May 2004, 2:28 pm | Rubicon

Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon”) today announced that it had received formal advice from Tenon’s banking syndicate, that the syndicate would continue to fund Tenon under its existing facility (and on the same terms and conditions) upon Rubicon moving ... More >>

Handling Fee OK says Rubicon Forests Limited

Friday, 28 May 2004, 10:25 am | Rubicon

27 May 2004 - Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon”) described as “absolutely ridiculous” Tenon’s announcement today that the payment of NZX participant “handling fees” amounted to an unauthorised variation in Rubicon’s partial takeover offer. “Handling fees ... More >>

Tenon independent directors’ Company Statement

Monday, 24 May 2004, 9:59 am | Rubicon

21 May 2004 - Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon”) said today that it was disappointed that the Takeovers Panel had chosen to take a narrow view of the meaning of rule 38 of the Code, in the Panel’s decision issued this afternoon (rule 38 addresses ... More >>

Rubicon Increases Offer to $1.95 per Tenon share

Wednesday, 19 May 2004, 1:19 pm | Rubicon

Rubicon Forests Limited announced today an increase in its Offer price in respect of its partial takeover Offer for Tenon Limited shares. The increased Offer price is $1.95. More >>

Rubicon makes complaint to Takeovers Panel

Monday, 17 May 2004, 4:35 pm | Rubicon

Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon”) announced today that it had made a formal complaint to the Takeovers Panel in relation to the actions of the Tenon Independent Directors. Rubicon’s Offer is conditional upon the directors of Tenon either confirming to Rubicon ... More >>

Rubicon issues Takeover Notice to Tenon - $1.85 ps

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 5:47 pm | Rubicon

8 April 2004 – Rubicon Forests Limited (“Rubicon Forests”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rubicon Limited, today announced its intention to make a partial takeover offer, at $1.85 per share, to all shareholders of Tenon Limited. More >>

Privy Council rules on GPG v Perry litigation

Tuesday, 9 March 2004, 11:38 am | Rubicon

9 March 2004 - This morning the Privy Council determined that it would not grant GPG leave to appeal the decision of the Court of Appeal in relation to the GPG v Perry litigation. More >>

Rubicon Announces $14.1 Million Profit

Tuesday, 27 May 2003, 10:50 am | Rubicon

Rubicon Limited today announced audited results for its 12 months reporting period, to 31 March 2003. More >>

Rubicon increases shareholding in FCF to 19.997%

Thursday, 20 February 2003, 11:31 am | Rubicon

19 February 2003 – Rubicon Limited announced today that its subsidiary, Rubicon Forests Investments Limited had acquired 13.1 million shares in Fletcher Challenge Forests (FCF) at an average price of $1.10 per share, for a total cost of $14.4 million. ... More >>

ArborGen Transfer Issue Raised

Monday, 4 November 2002, 10:09 am | Rubicon

The Independent Directors of Rubicon Limited (Rubicon) today announced that they have notified GPG Forests Limited (GPG) that Rubicon has been advised by the ArborGen partners, that their legal advice is, that a change of control of Rubicon resulting ... More >>

Rubicon Responds To GPG Letters

Friday, 25 October 2002, 6:16 pm | Rubicon

Auckland, Friday 25 October 2002 - Rubicon advised today that it intends responding to a letter sent this week by GPG Forests (“GPG”) to Rubicon shareholders, where GPG commented on the independent valuation of Rubicon. The Chairman of Rubicon, Mr ... More >>

Rubicon responds to GPG’s partial Offer

Friday, 27 September 2002, 2:32 pm | Rubicon

Auckland, 27 September 2002 – In response to GPG Forests (GPG) partial takeover Offer (for 40% of the shares in Rubicon that it does not already own, to take it to a 50% control position in Rubicon) released today, Rubicon advises that the Independent ... More >>

Rubicon approves GPG “variation”

Wednesday, 25 September 2002, 9:27 am | Rubicon

Auckland, 24 September 2002 – On 19 September 2002, the Special Committee of the Board of Rubicon Limited (Rubicon) advised GPG Forests Limited (GPG) that it was prepared to agree to GPG’s request to amend the form of the partial takeover offer ... More >>