We have an exceptional performance record in capital markets work, IPOs and debt offerings, acting for a range of participants including issuers, underwriters, lead managers, trustees and substantial shareholders. We have extensive expertise in advising on the full spectrum of capital raising structures. We guide our clients expertly and efficiently over the legal hurdles to capital raising and listing in New Zealand. We also work seamlessly as part of an international team on securities offerings.
We are principal legal adviser to a number of listed entities in New Zealand and act for overseas entities with interests in local companies.
"Buddle Findlay 'benefits from a strong relationship with the NZX and the country’s top investment banks'.”
"Buddle Findlay's expanding team has been described by one client as, 'constantly pushing themselves to be better and from what I have seen, have been innovators in the New Zealand market'."
"They effectively work as an extension of our in-house team and the communication is as open and frank as you would expect in that type of relationship."
- 2014 New Zealand Law Award: Capital Markets Deal of the Year - Meridian IPO
Advising Contact Energy
on its combined exchange and general offer retail bond issue
Advising Deutsche Bank AG New Zealand and Craigs Investment Partners, Goldman Sachs New Zealand and Macquarie Capital New Zealand
as joint lead managers of the Meridian Energy IPO
on their NZX Alternative Market Listing
Advising UBS New Zealand
as lead manager of the Gentrack IPO
Advising Wynyard Group
on its corporate governance, commercial contracting, software licensing and distribution agreements and its upstream licensing arrangements
Advising SKY Television
on its NZ$100m retail bond offer