Tom Jemson Tom Jemson

Tom Jemson

Senior Associate
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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money

Sale of Kiwi Wealth business to Fisher Funds

We are pleased to have advised Kiwi Group Holdings Limited (KGHL) on the sale of Kiwi Wealth to Fisher Funds for NZ$310 million.

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Senior Associates group

Celebrating eight new senior associates

Julia Adams, Liora Bercovitch, William Cheyne, Richard Hutchison, Tom Jemson, Rachael Jones, Guy Jones, and Rosa McPhee have been promoted, recognising their expertise and contribution to the firm.

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