Bell Gully advises Apax Partners LLP on landmark Trade Me scheme of arrangement

Thursday 16 May 2019

​​​​​Bell Gully advised British private equity firm Apax Partners LLP on the largest takeover undertaken to date in NZ via a scheme of arrangement. The firm, alongside King & Wood Mallesons, advised Apax Partners on their successful bid for New Zealand's largest e-commerce company, Trade Me, for NZ$2.56 billion (AUD$2.4 billion).

The transaction was led by Bell Gully partners Anna Buchly​ and James Gibson with the team including partners Toby Sharpe and David McPherson and special counsel Glenn Shewan​.

Anna Buchly said Bell Gully was "delighted to have had the opportunity to act for Apax Partners on this landmark transaction involving one of New Zealand's most iconic brands."​

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