We advise on the full range of corporate transactions and commercial issues, and assist clients from all major sectors of the economy, including national and multi-national corporations, private equity funds, listed issuers, major banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, state-owned enterprises, government departments, and local and statutory authorities.
Our team has a reputation for being pragmatic and focused on our clients’ commercial objectives and how these can be most effectively achieved.
We have the expertise and experience required to deal with specialist businesses and issues, and to provide user-friendly advice and commercially focused solutions.
"You get terrific advice and also feel that the firm cares. The lawyers always come up with a solution"
- Tier 1, Corporate and M&A - Legal 500 Asia Pacific
- Ranked "Outstanding", Corporate/M&A - Asialaw Profiles
- M&A Deal of the Year - 2015 New Zealand Law Awards
Advising Chevronon the 2015 sale of Chevron New Zealand to Z Energy, and on the sale of Chevron's shareholding in The New Zealand Refining Company
on the 2015 sale of GE Capital's New Zealand business
Advising Lyttelton Port Companyon the full takeover by CCHL
Advising NZXon the acquisition of Superlife
Advising Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
on its consortium with Oji Holdings to acquire the Carter Holt Harvey pulp, paper and packaging business for NZ$1b