Nick specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience across a broad range of mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers), capital markets and securities transactions, commercial contracts and corporate governance matters.
He has significant experience with cross-border transactions, having previously been involved in a number of large-scale international financings effected using a variety of corporate and financing structures.
Nick rejoined Buddle Findlay after spending several years working in international law firms in Tokyo and New York and the in-house legal team at one of New Zealand's largest banks.
Advising Infratil and Brookfield
on their $3.4b deal to acquire Vodafone NZ
Advising Newell Brands
on its acquisition of Sistema
on the sale of Chevron NZ to Z Energy
on the acquisition of Barkers
Acting for Pencarrow Private Equity
on its acquisition of the Digiweb group of web hosting and domain name registration companies
Advising Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
in connection with its acquisition, together with Oji Paper, of Carter Holt Harvey's pulp, paper and packaging business