75 years 1936 to 2011

About Forsyth Barr

New Zealanders have put their trust in Forsyth Barr for professional investment advice and service for over 75 years.

  • We are proud to be a New Zealand owned firm, with 19 offices throughout the country and over 275 investment professionals.
  • We assist personal, institutional and corporate clients providing a full range of investment services.
  • Forsyth Barr is a foundation New Zealand Exchange firm (NZX) and accredited market participant. We have been confirmed by the Financial Markets Authority as a Qualifying Financial Entity (QFE).
  • Research is the cornerstone of our advice. We have one of New Zealand's leading teams of analysts. Our global affiliations ensure comprehensive research coverage of all major investment markets.
  • Our portfolio management and monitoring services cover over $4 billion of clients' investments - these services include complete investment administration and reporting services.
  • We provide a full range of investment banking services. We have a market leading reputation for raising equity and debt capital through New Zealand’s public markets.
  • For regular savers we offer the Forsyth Barr KiwiSaver Scheme and a range of Investment Funds covering all investment sectors.
  • Forsyth Barr is involved in a wide range of community events and partnerships. From sports to the arts, we are proud to be actively contributing to our local communities, including our partnership with Forsyth Barr Stadium.