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Chapman Tripp is pleased to have assisted New Zealand based investment group the South Island Office (through its investment entities) on all aspects of the AU$95m purchase of consumer favourite Sara Lee from McCain Foods.
We've joined forces with global law firm Simmons & Simmons to provide the New Zealand chapter for its online Clean Energy Tool.
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.