Partner, Wellington

Steve Nightingale

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Steve specialises in corporate law including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, limited partnerships, and complex commercial contracts.  He has particular experience in technology and energy sector transactions.  His clients include listed and large unlisted companies, startups and public sector entities.

"Steve Nightingale is highly respected for his work in the technology sphere and has extensive experience in acting for both government and private clients."

Chambers and Partners

  • Member of Angel HQ and an active angel investor
  • Member of the New Zealand Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
  • Member of the Institute of Directors

Work highlights

Advising Spotlight Reporting

on its NZ$5m Series A capital raise from VC fund Global from Day One Fund 2 and private investors (Spotlight Reporting capital raise)

Advising Rangatira Investments

on its acquisition of 70% of Bio-Strategy

Advising Steel & Tube

on its $32m acquisition of MSL/Fortress Fasteners

Advising NZX

on its NZ$20-35m acquisition of Superlife

Advising Steel & Tube

on its NZ$27.5m acquisition of Tata Steel Australasia

Advising the shareholders of Terralink

on their sale to PropertyIQ


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


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