Tom Jemson Tom Jemson

Tom Jemson
Senior Solicitor
Wellington

Corporate & commercial

Tom specialises in corporate and securities law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, and private equity.

He advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactions including private M&A, takeovers and capital raisings. Tom also has experience assisting clients with regulatory matters, including under the Overseas Investment Act, and corporate governance matters.

Tom re-joined Chapman Tripp in 2021 after a period working in London for the leading US law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Recent highlights

Has advised:

  • Pacific Equity Partners and its portfolio company, UP Education, on the sale of its ACG Education division to Inspired Education.
  • Cerberus Capital Management and its portfolio company, My Money Group, in the signing of a memorandum of understanding relating to the proposed acquisition of HSBC Continental Europe’s retail banking in France.
  • PGG Wrightson on the sale of its seeds business to Danish company DLF Seeds.
  • First Gas on its acquisition of the Ahuroa gas storage facility from Contact Energy.
  • Beach Energy on its acquisition of Origin Energy’s conventional upstream oil and gas business, Lattice Energy.
  • Affiliates of BNP Paribas as major shareholders in the initial public offering of Allfunds Group on Euronext Amsterdam.
  • Goldman Sachs, the largest shareholder in ReNew Power, in ReNew’s public listing on Nasdaq through a business combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II.

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