Our team offers advice across the board for those wishing to invest in New Zealand, including individuals and public and private organisations.
We offer overseas based or owned clients the full range of legal services as they acquire, establish, expand or re-organise businesses in New Zealand.
Our team includes specialists who regularly assist clients with obtaining overseas investment consents. Our international clients can rely on these specialists to help them navigate New Zealand's overseas investment regime and engaging with the regulator, the Overseas Investment Office.
We are extremely well placed to advise on all aspects of investment in New Zealand because of the depth of our expertise in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, competition and anti-trust, capital markets, takeovers, taxation, resource management, property, Māori and Treaty of Waitangi issues, and public law.
Acting for 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
Advising Singapore Post
on its acquisition of Famous Pacific Shipping
Advising Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada (PSP Investments)
on its investment in Kaingaroa Timberlands Partnership alongside Guardians of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund
Acting for a consortium of Goldman Sachs and Brookfield Asset Management
on their acquisition of a NZ$1.3b commercial loan portfolio from Lloyds / Bank of Scotland International
Acting for GE Healthcare
on its acquisition of the foetal bovine serum business of Thermo Fisher Inc
Acting for DKSH
on its acquisition of Brandlines and FNZ Brands from companies controlled by Crescent Capital
Board of Management
David specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholdin…
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