Senior Associate, Auckland

Syavie Ghamry

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Syavie specialises in corporate law, particularly in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, equity capital raising and general company advisory.

Syavie has experience in cross border M&A having acted on a number of global cross border and multi-jurisdictional transactions in New Zealand and abroad.  He also advises on a range of shareholder arrangements, including joint ventures, management buy-outs and investment in early stage growth companies.

Syavie also has experience acting for issuers in initial public offerings and stock exchange listings, and for listed companies in M&A, secondary capital raisings and listing rules advice.

He has worked abroad for  six years, gaining international experience in the London office of US law firm Latham & Watkins and in the Sydney office of leading independent Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin.

Work highlights

Advising one of Canada's largest pension investment managers Public Sector Pension Investment Board

on matters relating to its interests in the New Zealand Kaingaroa forest in partnership with the Guardians of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund 

Advising NYSE listed global appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation

on its strategic joint venture with Borsa Istanbul exchange listed Ar├želik as part of its portfolio transformation and related divestments in Russia, the Middle East and North Africa. 

Advising Norgine Europe, a leading European specialty pharmaceutical company

on its agreement to sell a controlling stake in the company to Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Advising Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund

on its investment into the consortium to acquire iconic UK luxury department store Selfridges

Advising ASX-listed MoneyMe, an Australian fintech digital lender

on its merger with SocietyOne, Australia's leading digital finance platform

Advising US based Waud Capital Partners

on its acquisitions of Australian software companies Donesafe and Solv Solutions