Senior Associate, Auckland

Amy Cunniffe

Amy Cunniffe Auckland

Profile

Amy specialises in corporate and commercial law with particular experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, restructuring, corporate governance and commercial contracting.

Amy is experienced in cross-border M&A, and acts for private equity investors, sovereign wealth and investment funds and large listed companies in this area including Adamantem Capital, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Goldman Sachs Asian Special Situations and The Growth Fund (formerly Archer Capital Growth Funds).  Amy is also experienced in preparing applications to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) in connection with such M&A deals.

Amy has broad experience advising early-stage, high-growth companies, including in relation to capital raising, shareholder arrangements and commercial contracting, and has also acted for investors in such companies.

Amy has a BA/LLB (Hons) from the University of Auckland.

  • Finalist for Young Private Practice Lawyer of the Year (35 years or under) at the 2019 New Zealand Law Awards
  • Named as a NZ Lawyer Rising Star for 2020


Work highlights

Advising Kinetic

on its acquisition of Go-Bus

Advising Adamantem Capital

on its acquisition of retirement village and aged care operator Heritage Lifecare

Advising ASX listed Caltex Australia

on its $340m acquisition of fuel operator Gull

Advising PSP Investments

on its investments in the New Zealand dairy sector

Advising EastPack

on its capital restructure

Advising Online Republic

on the sale of its global travel e-commerce business to ASX listed Webjet for NZ$85m

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Alternate contacts

Grant Dunn

Grant Dunn

Partner, Auckland

Grant specialises in corporate and commercial law and has over 20 years experience. He previously spent six years with the London…

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Benjamin Sutton

Benjamin Sutton

Senior Associate, Auckland

Benjamin specialises in corporate and commercial law. He advises clients on a range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&…

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  • M +64 21 288 7008

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