Hugh Magee

Senior Associate Auckland

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Hugh has extensive experience acting on the taxation aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including negotiating transaction documents and providing tax structuring advice. He has expertise in the taxation of financing transactions, in particular securitisation structures, debt issuances and cross-border lending. Another core area of Hugh’s practice is advising high net worth individuals on New Zealand tax matters, with a particular focus on the New Zealand tax treatment of overseas trusts and other overseas holding structures.

Work highlights

ASB divestment of Aegis
Acting for ASB on the sale of Aegis, an investment administration and custody business, to MMC, including preparing and negotiating the tax aspects of transaction documents.

Sale and lease back of James Fletcher Drive

Providing tax advice to Toll on the sale and lease back of its James Fletcher Drive freight forwarding facility.