Sharebroker takes naming rights


Sharebroking business Forsyth Barr is taking naming rights on a Shotover Street building when it opens a Queenstown office – formerly occupied by Weber Consulting – next week.

Its three investment advisers are former National Bank/ANZ and BNZ private bankers, respectively Kerry Harper and Simon Russell, and Dunedin Forsyth Barr’s John Bell, who owns property at Millbrook Resort, near Arrowtown.

The branch is the 18th NZ office for Forsyth Barr, whose chairman is Queenstowner Sir Eion Edgar.