Anna Buchly

Partner Auckland

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​​​Anna is a partner in Bell Gully’s market-leading corporate team. She​ ​works on New Zealand's biggest deals for blue chip clients including Vodafone and Crown Infrastructure Partners, and world leading private equity clients investing in New Zealand.

A solutions driven lawyer, Anna works with clients to find outcomes that deliver from a legal and commercial perspective.

She has extensive experience advising on:

  • major mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on acting for private equity clients,
  • complex joint venture arrangements, and
  • securities offerings, takeovers and stock exchange listings and compliance.

Work highlights

Next Generation Critical Communications and Crown Infrastructure Partners
Advised Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) (a division of New Zealand Police) and Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited (CIP) on the $1.4 billion digital infrastructure procurement of The Public Safety Network - Te Kupenga Marutau. This included a suite of major contracts for the procurement of a critical public safety communications network for New Zealand's emergency services agencies.

Vodafone New Zealand TowerCo sale
Advising Vodafone New Zealand on the sale of its passive mobile tower infrastructure assets for NZ$1.7 billion to funds managed or advised by InfraRed Capital Partners (on behalf of HICL Infrastructure plc) and Northleaf Capital Partners, alongside a reinvestment by Infratil.

Mataura Valley Milk on its investment by The a2 Milk Company
Advised Mataura Valley Milk on its NZ$268.5 million investment by The a2 Milk Company.