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Responding to growing demand for combined legal and advisory work, we are New Zealand’s first large law firm to offer a local team of consultants – competing head-to-head with the ‘Big Four’.
Members of the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of ARC and Counties Racing Club (CRC) amalgamating into a new combined club, named Auckland Thoroughbred Racing Incorporated.
Rachel Dunne and Nicola Swan have been named Young Influencers on the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2021 list, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to the legal profession. Dunne is also one of two exclusively recognised Lawyers for ‘Capital Markets: Equity in New Zealand’ in IFLR’s Asia Future Leaders 2021.
Our corporate and commercial team were named New Zealand Deal Firm of the Year at this year’s Australasian Law Awards.
We acted as sole legal counsel on two ground-breaking sustainable bond issuances – the first new green bond for Precinct Properties and the first sustainable development Kauri bond for AAA/AAA/Aaa-rated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Our experts advised solar energy services company solarZero on a $10m investment from NZGIF, using an innovative mezzanine debt facility – demonstrating public and private sector investment into NZ green initiatives.
We have been recognised at the 2021 Chambers Asia Pacific Awards as New Zealand Law Firm of the Year.
We have observed a busy Q1, advising on all major ($5m+) equity capital market transactions on the NZX.
Today marks a significant milestone for New Zealand well-known brand, My Food Bag, as it lists on the NZX Main Board and ASX following a successful initial public offering.
Kicking off the market with New Zealand’s first retail issuance of 2021 is Arvida’s inaugural issue of NZX-listed retail bonds, diversifying its funding sources and debt tenor.
A joint venture, led by the investment arm of Ngāpuhi, partnering with Northland grower Maungatapere Berries and Far North District Council, will develop a sustainability-focused, high-tech hydroponics berryfruit operation.
KangaNews received votes from hundreds of those involved in the Australian and New Zealand debt markets keen to recognise the achievements of 2020's most outstanding performers. Chapman Tripp has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year for the fifth consecutive year.
With the help of creative agency Iceberg, we are pleased to have won the Transform Magazine Gold Award for ‘Best visual identity from the professional services sector’.
In a decision made by the High Court, the Environment Court has jurisdiction to consider, and make findings about, the relative strengths of hapu and iwi relationships in an area affected by a resource consent application – delivering a successful outcome for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.