CBL Corporation IPO
Advised UBS and Forsyth Barr, as joint lead managers, on the NZ$132.2 million initial public offering of CBL Corporation. This was the first under the new Financial Markets Conduct Act regime.
Stride Property capital raising
Acted for Stride Property on its placement and share purchase plan under the quoted financial products exclusion to the Financial Markets Conduct Act. The capital raising was undertaken to fund Stride Property's acquisition of the Antipodean Properties supermarket portfolio.
a2 Milk Company placement
Advised Goldman Sachs as sole bookrunner and underwriter on the NZ$40 million placement by the a2 Milk Company.
Z Energy block trade
Advised Deutsche Craigs and Deutsche Bank as bookrunners on the NZ$713 million block trade by Infratil and NZ Super Fund of shares in Z Energy.
Contact Energy sell down
Acted for Contact Energy on the NZ$1.81 billion block trade by Origin of its shares in Contact. This was the first block trade under the quoted financial products sale exclusion to the Financial Market Conduct Act and, as a first for Australasia, allowed the sale to include retail investors while being made under usual block trade timeframes.
Property for Industry rights issue
Advised Forsyth Barr as underwriter of the NZ$49.5 million renounceable rights issue undertaken by NZX listed Property for Industry.
Arvida Placement to fund acquisition
Acted for Forsyth Barr as underwriter of the NZ$30 million placement by Arvida to fund the acquisition of Aria Bay, Aria Park and Aria Gardens.
Wynyard Group placement
Advised UBS as sole arranger and underwriter of Wynyard Group's NZ$40 million placement.
Trustpower sell down
Acted for Deutsche Craigs as sole bookrunner on the NZ$155 million sell down of shares in Trustpower by Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust.
Acted for Fliway Group on its initial public offering and NZSX listing, which was the first IPO to be completed in 2015.
Advised Xero on a NZ$147.2 million equity capital raising, which included a NZ$132.9 million private placement in the firm by US private equity firm Accel Partners and a NZ$14.3 million investment by existing shareholder Matrix Capital Management.
Orion Health IPO
Acted for healthcare software provider, Orion Health on its initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings.
Metro Performance Glass IPO
Acted for Metro Performance Glass on its initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings.
Medibank Private IPO
Acted as New Zealand legal adviser to the Commonwealth of Australia on its initial public offer of shares in Medibank in Australia and New Zealand. This deal won the Equity Market Deal of the Year Award at the 2015 Australasian Law Awards.
Evolve Education IPO
Acted for Goldman Sachs and Forsyth Barr as joint lead managers and underwriters of the initial public offering Evolve Education and NZX and ASX listings.
Martin Aircraft IPO
Advised the world's first commercial jetpack maker, Martin Aircraft on its initial public offering and listing on the ASX.
Gentrack Group IPO
Acted for specialist software company, Gentrack on its $NZ99 million initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings.
Acted for computer software company, Serko on its $NZ22 million initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings.
Mantra Group IPO
Acted for Mantra Group on its initial public offering and ASX listing.
Millennium & Copthorne rights issue
Acted for NZX Main Board listed MCK on their NZ$112 million pro rata rights offer of redeemable, non-voting preference shares to existing shareholders.
Metlifecare sell down
Acted for Goldman Sachs on the NZ$280 million sell down of shares in Metlifecare.
Meridian Energy IPO
Advised the Treasury on the initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings of Meridian Energy.
Mighty River Power IPO
Advised the Treasury on the initial public offering and NZX and ASX listings of Mighty River Power.
Mixed ownership model
Advised the Treasury on the design and implementation of the mixed ownership model (MOM programme), including legislative framework.
Xero IPO and listings
Acted for Xero on its initial public offering and NZX listing, and subsequent ASX listing.
GeoOp capital raising
Acted for GeoOp on its pre-IPO capital raising, private capital raising of NZ$10 million and NZAX listing placement.