We understand that in joint venture arrangements the participants have a common commercial objective to achieve.
We have extensive experience in drafting incorporated and unincorporated joint venture and shareholder agreements, and assisting parties with their negotiations. We produce well-structured and practical documents that provide a workable framework for the operation of a joint venture.
Our expert team has worked on joint venture arrangements both domestically and internationally in virtually every sector.
Our advice covers the most appropriate form and structure for your joint venture, and key issues including how best to record required inputs, the scope of the joint venture business, operational control, governance and business policy. Our specialists guide our clients in relation to all related issues including future participation, new entrant criteria, adjustments to participation share, and dispute, termination and exit arrangements.
"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
Advising Landcorp Farming
on its joint venture with Pengxin in relation to the Crafar farms
on the acquisition of Port of Tauranga's interest in the C3 joint venture
Advising Sky Television
on the formation of its joint venture with Television New Zealand for the new Igloo business
Advising Daiken and ITOCHU
on their joint venture acquisition of CHH’s Rangiora MDF Plant
Advising Auckland Council and Infratil Infrastructure Property
in relation to a joint redevelopment of the Merchant Quarter in New Lynn
Advising various parties
in relation to the drafting and negotiation of joint venture operating agreements for, and the transfers of joint venture interests in, oil and gas exploration and production projects