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 on $1.4 billion digital infrastructure procurement of The Public Safety Network - Te Kupenga Marutau
Acted for Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) (a division of New Zealand Police) and Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited (CIP) on the procurement of a new public safety communications network for New Zealand's emergency services agencies. The Public Safety Network - Te Kupenga Marutau will deliver a secure nationwide digital land mobile radio network and multi-network priority cellular services and roaming capability.

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.