Partner, Wellington

Steve Nightingale

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Profile

Steve specialises in corporate and commercial law and has over 20 years' experience.

Steve has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, joint ventures, limited partnerships, and complex commercial contracts. He has particular experience in technology and energy sector transactions.

His clients include listed companies such as Infratil, NZX, Contact Energy and Steel & Tube, large unlisted companies such as Toyota and Vodafone, public sector entities such as Landcorp and New Zealand Post, and startup companies.

Steve has completed executive education courses in M&A and corporate finance at Melbourne Business School.

  • Recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 and IFLR1000
  • Active angel investor and member of Angel HQ
  • Member of the New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and a member of the Institute of Directors


Work highlights

Advised Infratil

on its NZ$238m blocktrade disposal of 19.9% of Metlifecare (NZX/ASX listed)

Advised Steel & Tube

on acquisitions including CFDL for NZ$13.25-16.25m, MSL for NZ$32m and Tata Steel Australasia for NZ$27.5m

Advised Spotlight Reporting

on its series A capital raise from VC GD1

Advised Contact Energy

on the NZ$63m sale of its gas metering business to Vector

Advisor to Infratil, NZX

and other clients on Takeovers Code and NZX listing rules matters

Advised Vodafone New Zealand

on its agreement to acquire 70% of Farmside from NZX listed TeamTalk

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Alternate contacts

Amy Ryburn

Amy Ryburn

Partner, Wellington

Amy specialises in commercial contracting and procurement, in particular in relation to technology, media and telecommunications...

  • DDI +64 4 462 0904
  • M +64 21 242 5889

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Samantha Barrington Prowse

Samantha Barrington Prowse

Senior Associate, Wellington

Samantha specialises in banking and finance and corporate and commercial law. Samantha has a broad range of experience in domestic...

  • DDI +64 4 498 7333
  • M +64 21 820 946

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Rupert Rouch

Rupert Rouch

Senior Associate, Wellington

Rupert specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and general corporate advisory matters. He has extensive knowledge...

  • DDI +64 4 462 0445
  • M +64 21 662 159

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