Buddle Findlay acts for the lenders to Tend Health Group in connection with their acquisition of 50% of Better Health Group

8 December 2022

Buddle Findlay is pleased to have acted for ANZ Bank New Zealand in connection with funding the 50% partnership with Better Health by Tend Health Networks.  Tend co-CEO, James Robinson says the partnership with Better Health, who operates 14 medical centres throughout the South Island, is "a big step towards our goal to give Kiwis seamless and complete healthcare online or in person, wherever they are."

The Buddle Findlay team was led by partner Daniel Collins and included special counsel Benjamin Sutton and law clerk Bridget Alexander.  While the Tend team were represented by Mike Alexander alongside Nicola Carpenter, from Heimsath Alexander.

“We are very pleased to support Tend with the partnership in Better Health which is an exciting opportunity for both companies and will undoubtedly help to improve access to healthcare in New Zealand.  We look forward to continuing to support Tend Health" says Nick Walker, senior relationship manager at ANZ.

Dan Collins commented "We are delighted to have worked with ANZ, Tend Health, the Better Health Group and Heimsath Alexander to bring about this exciting partnership which will help to improve the health outcomes within New Zealand communities." 

James Robinson, co-CEO of Tend says “We are delighted to work with ANZ, now and into the future as we set about helping kiwis be the healthiest people in the world, through delivering the best healthcare experiences.  ANZ’s approach has been pragmatic and practical while working to ensure the best possible outcome.  A big thank you to all our advisors across this deal and we look forward to continuing to work closely together”.