• Acted for TOWER Limited for 20 years, including:
    • Its demutualisation through a scheme of arrangement and joint listing on the NZX and ASX.
    • Headed a team advising on $80 million senior bond issue in Australia and New Zealand.
    • Advised on the spinoff of its Australian wealth management business involving a trans-Tasman securities offering, ASX listing.
    • Co-ordinated drafting, and advised on offer documentation and underwriting arrangements for its renounceable rights issue, capital bond and note offers and on its IPO.
    • Advised and co-ordinated the DLA Piper team on the sale of its health, life and investments businesses.
  • Advised Simplicity NZ Limited on all aspects of its establishment and entry into the Financial Services sector.
  • Acted for NZ Farming Systems (Uruguay) Limited since its inception, from acquisition of farm assets, management arrangements, and its IPO to raise $150 million and on the subsequent capital raising and listing on NZX. Advised on all aspects of responses to several takeover offers by Olam International.
  • Advised Link Group on all New Zealand regulatory aspects of its 2015 listing on the ASX and capital raising of A$946 million.
  • Advised Lifetime Income Limited on its registration as a licensed insurer and its related company, Lifetime Asset Management, on its licensing as a Manager of a Managed Investment Scheme and supporting service contracts.
  • Advised A2 Milk on the New Zealand regulatory aspects of its 2015 listing on the ASX.
  • Regularly advises on M&A transactions, including due diligence, agreements, transitions services arrangements, post completion matters, and warranty and indemnity insurance.
  • Advises on drafting commercial contracts for clients in a range of sectors, including insurance and financial services.