We understand that participants have a common commercial objective to achieve in joint venture arrangements.
Practical support and advice
We will guide you through which structure best suits your proposed joint venture, and explain the pros and cons of limited partnerships.
We have extensive experience in drafting and negotiating incorporated and unincorporated joint venture and shareholder agreements, and limited partnerships. We produce well structured and practical documents that provide a workable framework for joint ventures.
Local and international experience
We have worked on joint venture arrangements both domestically and internationally in virtually every sector. Our advice covers:
- How best to record required inputs
- The scope of the joint venture business
- Operational control
- Business policy.
Our specialists guide our clients on all joint venture related issues, including:
- Future participation
- New entrant criteria
- Adjustments to participation share
- Dispute, termination and exit arrangements.
We help clients navigate tax, resolve disputes, and terminate joint ventures
We work closely with our taxation specialists to provide guidance on taxation implications for chosen joint venture structures. We help clients to navigate and resolve disputes under joint ventures, and to terminate joint ventures.
"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
We advised Landcorp Farming on its joint venture with Pengxin in relation to the Crafar farms.
We advised Asciano on the acquisition of Port of Tauranga's interest in the C3 joint venture.
We advised Auckland Council on the formation of its 100 year limited partnership with The Selwyn Foundation to create Haumaru Housing.
Whanganui Port Limited Partnership
We advised Whanganui Port Limited Partnership entities on the Whanganui Port Limited Partnership and related entities and structuring.
Te Rāhui Herenga Waka Whakatāne 2021 Limited Partnership
We advised Te Rāhui Herenga Waka Whakatāne 2021 Limited Partnership on its partnership structuring and associated joint venture issues, and on implementation of the development of the Whakatāne Commercial Boat Harbour.
We advised Cuthbert Stewart on the creation and establishment of its joint venture entity Gridworks.