Mark advises on a full range of corporate matters, with a focus on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and listed company takeovers.
He has advised on a number of initial public offerings of listed equity securities and public offers of listed debt securities and acted for underwriters of public and private security offerings and placements.
In addition, he has advised on numerous major public and private M&A transactions (including advising offerors and target companies on takeover offers made under the Takeovers Code) and joint venture arrangements.
In 2008 Mark was appointed to NZX Discipline (now known as the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribunal), the body which adjudicates on breaches of NZX listing and participant rules.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2013 names Mark as a leading lawyer. Previous editions note that he "has extensive experience on both debt and equity capital markets" and is singled out by sources as "a great securities lawyer." Mark is also commended for "his expertise in capital markets and M&A" and he is described as a "key player in the commercial department, noted for his presence in capital markets."
LLB(Hons), Victoria University of Wellington
1983 New Zealand