Our Best Managed Companies programme celebrates outstanding private businesses, by evaluating them against global benchmarks for success. Backed by a 30-year history and a proven framework, Best Managed Companies has recognised excellence and connected over 1,000 of the best private companies in 45+ countries across the globe to date. Find out below what it takes to be the best.


Best Managed Companies entries open

Entries are open from June through until 20 October 2023. The celebration event announcing this year’s Best Managed Companies will be held in February 2024.

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    Best Managed Company 2022

    New Zealand’s first-ever Best Managed Company, which joins a global cohort of companies, and sets the bar for the New Zealand community, is a proud family business, with the third and fourth generations of its founders now at the helm. It is New Zealand’s largest privately owned, non-franchised real estate company – Barfoot & Thompson.

    Contact us

    Connect with the New Zealand Best Managed Companies team at nzbestmanaged@deloitte.co.nz or contact one of our Best Managed Leaders below.
    Jamie Hall

    Best Managed Companies Lead

    Bill Hale

    Partner - Deloitte Private