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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.
We have elevated Joshua Jones to Special Counsel, recognising the skills and impressive network of international contacts he brings to the firm’s financial restructuring and insolvency practice.
Pressure on all forms of infrastructure in New Zealand remains high with little evidence of physical progress in recent years. But, we may now be about to obtain lift-off, according to our latest publication, New Zealand Infrastructure – trends & insights.
The opportunity is out there – to ‘build back better’, but this is going to require effective governance and, in some of the more exposed sectors, a willingness to work through difficult conditions. This, and more themes are discussed in our 2020 edition of Corporate Governance – trends and insights.
Our experts have stated that management of climate risk is not about compliance and understanding climate risk is key to mid-long term strategy and resilience.
Pennington shone under the spotlight at the annual INFINZ Awards, where he was recognised with a Distinguished Fellowship appointment for his significant and valuable contribution to New Zealand’s finance and capital markets industry.
We are the only law firm to be recognised as a finalist in the 2020 New Zealand Association of Graduate Employers (NZAGE) Industry Awards, celebrating excellence throughout graduate and youth recruitment.
Chapman Tripp and Mercury today jointly celebrate New Zealand’s first new retail green bond of 2020, totalling $200 million.
Read our latest Trends & Insights publication including observations across class actions, litigation funding, climate change-related disputes and the changing environment for access to the courts.
We meet the requirements of Toitū's carbonreduce® certification programme, having measured our GHG emissions. We are committed to managing and reducing our carbon footprint.
Ross Pennington has been recognised by KangaNews for his contribution to the development of the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.
Our equity capital markets team has advised clients on capital raisings totalling over $2.35b since NZX Regulation released its COVID-19 relief package.
We are proud to have advised NZGIF on its investment to help Wellington’s port decarbonise – the first to benefit from NZGIF’s $100m in investment capital.