We advise on all aspects of public and private acquisitions and divestments and reguarly provide advice on cross-border transactions.

Our substantial experience involves advising on deal structuring and strategies and the implementation of takeovers and other complex transactions. We have particular expertise in start-up, venture capital and private equity capital raisings and investments.

Our clients also benefit from deep sector knowledge in industries such as financial services, technology, agriculture and FMCG.

Recent Projects

  • Advising the major shareholders in Auckland-based Agility CIS Limited on their share sale to London-based private equity firm SilverTree Equity and Auckland-based Pioneer Capital.
  • Advising Euronext listed EssilorLuxottica on its acquisition of Optimed NZ.
  • Advising the Reddy Group on the merger of its Fiji based Clyde equipment hire business with the Acrow Group, New Zealand’s largest scaffolding, formwork, falsework and event infrastructure business.
  • Advising the sellers on the sale of I Love Limited to Rank Group Limited.
  • Advising the sellers on the sale of Trak Group Limited to MSS Solutions Limited (Australia).
  • Acting for Pioneer Capital and associated private equity vendors on the sale of Konnect Net to Clanwilliam Group.
  • Acting for Bendon on its merger with Naked Brand Group and listing on the NASDAQ.
  • Advising a consortium of private equity investors led by Heartland Investments on the sale of a majority shareholding in Icepak New Zealand to Hall's Group.
  • Advising Xerox on the sale of its finance leasing business by means of a multi-jurisdictional asset sale.
  • Advising a consortium of investors on the private sale of six operating companies across Europe to Telekom Austria AG.
  • Advising a property fund on the corporate sale of a hotel in Europe by means of a competitive auction process.
  • Advising Bayer plc on its acquisition of the over-the-counter pharmaceutical business from Roche plc by way of an asset sale in 18 jurisdictions.
  • Advising KKR's European fund on multiple acquisitions in London and Germany.
  • Advising the managers of Flo-tech Holdings Limited in relation to its PE funded management buy-out.
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