As a leading New Zealand law firm, we deliver expert advice to local and international clients on large and complex domestic and cross-border transactions. Our clients include listed issuers, private equity funds, private companies, banks and financial institutions and government agencies.
Our corporate lawyers have extensive experience advising on the full spectrum of corporate transactions.
We deliver seamless transaction project management, drawing, as required, on specialist expertise from our experts in other teams including; banking and finance, intellectual property, technology, real estate, competition, environmental, tax and employment. Our highly regarded public law team provides invaluable input into transactions with regulatory, economic or political dimensions.
We facilitate transactions that achieve our client’s corporate and strategic objectives. We do this by providing high quality legal input into transaction structuring, due diligence, negotiation, and documentation and completion processes in a proactive, efficient and timely manner, and with our client’s objectives always at front of mind.
“Buddle Findlay… a clear leader in the Kiwi market.”
ALB M&A Guide
“Buddle Findlay is an established and reputable firm… good, personable partners, strong deal management capability and meet timelines as requested… and reasonable fees.”
- Tier 1, Corporate and M&A - Legal 500 Asia Pacific
- Ranked "Outstanding", Corporate/M&A - Asialaw Profiles
on all legal aspects of its strategic reinvestment in One NZ's (formerly Vodafone New Zealand) passive mobile tower assets
Advising Nestlé Health Science
on its acquisition of The Better Health Company (which includes the brands GO Healthy and Egmont Honey)
Advising Rabobank, as lender and sustainability coordinator
in relation to the upsizing of its green loan facility provided to the New Zealand Carbon Farming Group
listed Good Spirits Hospitality on the acquisition of Nourish Group
Advising the shareholders of Vortex Leisure
on its sale to Jacuzzi Brands
Advising One NZ
(formerly Vodafone New Zealand) on its acquisition of a majority shareholding in specialist cyber security and resilience business DEFEND