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James Bascand

Vice President, Institutional Equities

James Bascand is responsible for global institutional research sales, trading idea generation, and managing corporate relationships. He also looks after institutional relationship building, with a focus on developing analysts and portfolio managers.

James enjoys building his knowledge of listed and unlisted business models and sharing his insights with key clients. He has a particular interest in tech and fast-moving consumer goods companies because of their ability to shape the future. He also has a passion for capital markets and the efficient allocation of capital to successful businesses.

Before joining Jarden in 2017, James spent ten years as an institutional equity research analyst at Forsyth Barr, covering a range of NZX listed companies including the food and beverage, agriculture, financial, technology, and building materials sectors.

James loves to travel locally and abroad, and enjoys spending time in the Marlborough Sounds. He says he is a proud Wellingtonian, an avid sports fan and a staunch All Blacks supporter.