Senior Associate, Auckland

Tom Montgomerie

Tom Montgomerie


Tom specialises in corporate law, with broad experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities transactions, together with additional financial services expertise. Tom is a skilled transaction manager having acted for domestic and international corporates, equity sponsors, issuers and fund managers on a wide range of acquisitions, disposals, capital raisings, joint ventures and related corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Buddle Findlay, Tom worked for a significant global asset manager based in the UK where he regularly advised on fund establishments, financial product distribution, capital raising and investment activities.

Work highlights

Advising Infratil

on all aspects of its co-investment in the passive mobile tower business of One New Zealand (formerly Vodafone New Zealand)

Advising investment bank Lewis Tucker

on the establishment of the Forest Partners fund and related investments from Contact Energy, Genesis Energy, Z Energy and Todd Corporation

Assisting Contact Energy

with its wholesale and retail bond issues including its NZX listed NZ$225m green capital bond (NZ Debt Market Issue of the Year - 2022 INFINZ Awards) and its NZ$250m green bond

Advising Infratil

in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in diagnostic imaging provider Pacific Radiology Group based on a total enterprise value of NZ$867m

Advising Pencarrow Private Equity

on its acquisition of The Interiors Group

Acting as New Zealand counsel

to arrangers and issuers (including Kauri issuers) on their respective global note programmes and the issue of securities under those programmes