Benjamin specialises in corporate and commercial law. He advises clients on a range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital, joint ventures, restructuring, corporate governance, commercial contracting and cross-border matters. He works with clients in various industries including FMCG, financial services, healthcare, agriculture and rural services, forestry, and manufacturing.
Benjamin regularly provides advice on company and limited partnership structuring, shareholder agreements, investment agreements, distribution agreements and research and development arrangements.
Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Benjamin worked for London based UK firm, Charles Russell LLP.
Advising Online Republic
on the sale of its global travel e-commerce business to ASX listed Webjet for NZ$85m
Advising Goldman Sachs Asian Special Situations Group
on its investment in Evolution Healthcare
Advising Asahi owned Independent Liquor
on the sale of various downstream assets
Advising The Growth Fund (formerly Archer Capital Growth Funds)
on various transactions, including its acquisitions of Obex Medical and Norwest Productions
Advising HJ Asmuss & Co
on the acquisition of the business and assets of PWS Water Systems from Crescent Capital Partners
Advising Forum Partners
on corporate law aspects of its investment in significant real estate assets in New Zealand