Partner, Auckland

Nick Bragg

Nick Bragg


Nick specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience across a broad range of mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers and schemes of arrangement), corporate structuring and restructuring arrangements, 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.

  • Recognised by IFLR1000 as a highly regarded lawyer for mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Work highlights

Advising Infratil

in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in diagnostic imaging provider Pacific Radiology Group

Advising Infratil and Brookfield

on their original acquisition of One NZ (previously Vodafone New Zealand) for NZ$3.4b, together with advising Infratil on its subsequent buy-out of Brookfield's stake in One NZ

Advising the Letterboxd founders

and sole shareholders on the sale of a majority position in Letterboxd to listed Canadian technology holding company Tiny 

Advising Sixth Street

on its initial cornerstone investment in ASX and NZX-listed Pushpay Holdings and its subsequent participation in a consortium with BGH Capital relating to the consortium's NZ$1.63b successful acquisition of Pushpay by way of scheme of arrangement

Acting for Pencarrow Private Equity

on its acquisition of The Interiors Group (NZ's largest interiors company and parent company of the Carpet Court and Curtain Studio brands)

Advising Jarden Principal Investments

as the lead investor in Lodestone Energy's Series B and C capital raisings