Investment Briefing - How Sustainable are Returns?

The Investment Store and Devon Funds Management are pleased to provide details of our next investment briefings focussed on local equity markets & sustainable investing.

On the back of yet another stellar year of market returns, our briefing will examine the outlook for equities from both an economic and sustainability perspective. We will also hear how one major NZ company is stepping up to the sustainability challenge.




Investing for a Sustainable Future – Mercury’s CFO, William Meek will discuss how Mercury is combining growth and sustainability. Mercury is the most widely held listed New Zealand company, generating electricity from 100% renewable sources and is currently building NZ’s largest windfarm.

Economic Update - Chris Tennent-Brown, Economist at ASB will provide an update on the current state of and outlook for local and global economies. 

Sustainable Investing in NZ - Devon Portfolio Managers, Nick Dravitzki and Shenci Tang will examine the current state of and outlook for local markets, and provide their thoughts on, and approach to investing sustainably in NZ and Australia.

Each session will last for approximately 2 hours. The briefings will be held at the following times and locations...

Christchurch - 8am (breakfast served from 7.30am), Wed 25 March - Distinction Hotel, Cathedral Square

Wellington - 3.15pm (drinks served at the conclusion), Wed 25 March - Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston St

Auckland - 11.00am (a light lunch served at the conclusion), Thurs 26 March - The Pullman Hotel, Princes St

If you are interested in attending, please contact us by e-mail to or by calling 0800 331 041. 

CPD - Please note, the organisers will apply for up to 2.0 Structured Hours of Learning by Financial Advice NZ in the practice area of investment planning and at an advanced level. Conditions apply.   

Please note that this invitation is open to New Zealand resident professional financial intermediaries and institutional investors only who are “wholesale clients” for the purposes of the Financial Adviser Act 2008.

Investment Briefings

The Investment Store presents two national investment briefings each year. Featuring experienced investment professionals, economists and other experts, these events are designed for NZ professional financial intermediaries and institutional investors. The objective is to provide topical commentary and insights on what's happening in local and global economies and investment markets; and to provide updated information on our fund manager partners. 

Our next briefings will be held in late March 2020 on the subject of Sustainable Investing. 


Please note, our events are only open to NZ resident professional financial intermediaries and institutional investors (who are "wholesale clients" as defined by the Financial Advisers Act 2008).