Toby Sharpe

Partner Auckland

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Toby builds long term relationships with his clients. He gets to know their business and issues in order to present the advice that gets the results they need. He has a reputation for being able to get alongside his clients and other stakeholders, having a facilitative and collaborative working style and providing well-informed and pragmatic advice.

Toby recently advised Element Financial on its acquisition of General Electric's New Zealand fleet management and equipment finance business. He advised Crescent Capital on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Prime Panels. 

Work highlights

Vital Healthcare Property Trust
Acted for NorthWest Healthcare, the manager of Vital Healthcare Property Trust, on a range of governance and transactional matters, including capital raisings, acquisitions, fee and governance review and the proposed restructuring and dual listing.

Westpac Life acquisition by Fidelity Life
Acting for Fidelity Life on its acquisition of Westpac Group's New Zealand life insurance business, associated equity funding arrangements and 15 year strategic alliance with Westpac New Zealand.