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.
Webinars: Tech Deal Series
During Techweek 2020, Steve Nightingale, Amy Cunniffe, Tony Wilkinson and Emma Geard hosted a series of webinars on key transactions that high-growth tech companies enter into during their life cycle. Click on the links below to find out more and watch the webinars.
Capital raising - VC term sheets
Employee equity/incentive schemes
"You get terrific advice and also feel that the firm cares. The lawyers always come up with a solution"
"Buddle Findlay is an established and reputable firm…good, personable partners, strong deal management capability and meet timelines as requested"
"They're considered, experienced and they've got nice style; they're quick to the issues and consistent."
Chambers and partners
- 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
on its acquisition of Go-Bus
Advising Newell Brands
on its $660m 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
on the sale of GE Capital's New Zealand business
Advising Lyttelton Port Company
on the full takeover by CCHL
on the acquisition of Superlife