Interim liquidators appointed to CBL Insurance

Release date
23 February 2018

The High Court has placed CBL Insurance Limited into interim liquidation, following an application by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.


The High Court has appointed Kare Johnstone and Andrew Grenfell, partners of McGrathNicol, as interim liquidators of CBL Insurance Limited. The High Court has also issued confidentiality orders relating to the matter.


Policyholders should address queries about their own position to the interim liquidators.


The Reserve Bank licenses and prudentially supervises CBL Insurance Limited in New Zealand. 

Read the court order issued by the High Court (PDF 323KB)

Creditor / policyholder enquiries

Email to McGrathNicol: [email protected]

Reserve Bank media contact:
Angus Barclay
External Communications Adviser
Phone +64 4 471 3698 or +64 27 337 1102
Email [email protected]

McGrath Nicol media contact
Kate Alexander
Alexander PR Limited
Phone +64 27 244 6094
Email [email protected]