Partner, Wellington

Steve Nightingale

Steve Nightingale Wellington

Profile

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

Steve has broad experience in M&A, capital raising, joint ventures, limited partnerships and complex commercial contracts. He is also an expert in emissions trading.

His clients include listed companies, large unlisted businesses, public sector entities and high growth tech companies.

Steve has completed executive education courses in M&A and corporate finance at Melbourne Business School, and venture capital at University of California, Berkeley.

  • 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 the Institute of Directors


Work highlights

Advised Infratil and Brookfield

on their $3.4b deal to acquire Vodafone NZ

Advised on establishment of DrylandCarbon fund

Advised investment banking firm Lewis Tucker on setting up the fund and investments from Air New Zealand, Contact Energy, Genesis Energy and Z  Energy

 

Advised Infratil

on its takeover offer (with Mercury) for Tilt Renewables

Advised a bidder for Shell's

c.$1bn upstream oil and gas assets in New Zealand

Advised Infratil

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

Advised Steel & Tube

on its c.NZ$80m acquisition programme including acquisitions of CFDL, MSL, Aquaduct and Tata Steel Australasia

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Alternate contacts

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…

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Sarah McEwan

Sarah McEwan

Partner, Auckland

Sarah specialises in corporate and commercial law with a broad range of experience in capital markets and securities transactions, merg…

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Nick Bragg

Nick Bragg

Partner, Auckland

Nick specialises in corporate and commercial law with considerable experience across a broad range of mergers and acquisitions…

  • DDI +64 9 363 0769
  • M +64 21 818 142

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