As a leading New Zealand law firm, we deliver expert advice to local and international clients on large and complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Our clients include listed issuers, private equity funds, private companies, banks and financial institutions and government agencies.
Our corporate lawyers have extensive experience advising on the full spectrum of corporate transactions.
We deliver seamless transaction project management, drawing, as required, on specialist expertise from our experts in other teams including: banking and finance, intellectual property, technology, real estate, competition, environmental, tax and employment. Our highly regarded public law team provides invaluable input into transactions with regulatory, economic or political dimensions.
We facilitate transactions that achieve our client’s corporate and strategic objectives. We do this by providing high quality legal input into transaction structuring, due diligence, negotiation, and documentation and completion processes in a proactive, efficient and timely manner, and with our client’s objectives always at front of mind.
“Buddle Findlay… a clear leader in the Kiwi market.”
ALB M&A Guide
“Buddle Findlay is an established and reputable firm… good, personable partners, strong deal management capability and meet timelines as requested… and reasonable fees.”
- 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 Newell Brands
on its acquisition of Sistema
on the 2015 sale of Chevron New Zealand to Z Energy, and on the sale of Chevron's shareholding in The New Zealand Refining Company
Advising ASX listed Caltex Australia
on its $340m acquisition of fuel operator Gull
Advising Adamantem Capital
on its acquisition of retirement village and aged care operator Heritage Lifecare
on the sale of GE Capital's New Zealand business
Advising Lyttelton Port Company
on the full takeover by CCHL
Board of Management
David specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholdin…
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