James advises clients on private acquisitions and disposals, public takeovers and schemes of arrangement, equity capital markets, and listed corporate governance. He has a reputation for providing excellent client service and for being solutions-oriented.
Notable recent transactions include acting for:
- BGH Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board on their NZ$137 million acquisition of NZX-listed Abano by way of scheme of arrangement. The scheme involved an innovative consideration adjustment mechanism. He also acted for BGH Capital and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board when they successfully terminated their first proposed scheme of arrangement in relation to Abano due to a material adverse change.