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By Virginia Green

The striking upward push and and tragic fall of South Canterbury Finance's Allan Hubbard. Accountant, investor and financier Allan Hubbard was once greatly enjoyed by means of hundreds of thousands of South Islanders, and whilst his finance corporation South Canterbury Finance went into receivership, taking the discount rates of hundreds of thousands of individuals with it, it used to be an important blow to the rustic. the next research by way of the intense Fraud workplace used to be a different blow to Hubbard's reputation.Well identified for his generosity, his frugal way of life and his entrepreneurship, Hubbard was once anything of a folks hero and held in very excessive esteem. This biography tells his tale in terms of interesting anecdotes - from his early life within the melancholy via to his profitable companies reminiscent of Helicopters NZ, Scales company and the very unhappy loss of life of South Canterbury Finance. South Canterbury were strong to Allan and he gave again to the quarter on a grand scale, supporting hundreds and hundreds of teenagers onto farms, saving solid farmers from financial ruin and underwriting large-scale initiatives to convey water to the drought-prone area. This e-book tells how he fell from being the wealthiest guy within the South Island to having no cash for groceries after his resources have been positioned less than statutory administration. And asks, how did the 'most relied on guy in New Zealand' come below research by means of the intense Fraud place of work? How did the much-praised South Canterbury Finance fall into receivership?

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