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Ian is a partner in the Corporate Advisory Group. He focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including takeovers, equity capital markets, joint ventures and general corporate advisory.
Ian has advised clients on significant and complex transactions in New Zealand and in the United States, during his time in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Ian advised on the transactions awarded New Zealand Deal of the Year, M&A Deal of the Year, Capital Markets Deal of the Year, and Consumer, Media and Tech Deal of the Year at the 2017 New Zealand Law Awards.
Ian’s clients range across major corporates, financial institutions, investment banks and private equity. His recent experience includes advising:
LLB (Hons First Class), BCom, University of Otago.
Ian was admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2008 and New York in 2014.
Ian is listed as a Leading Lawyer in Mergers and Acquisitions by Best Lawyers® 2020 New Zealand guide and in Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity by Asialaw Profiles 2018; and described as "outstanding - personable and knowledgeable" in the 2019 IFLR1000 client feedback.
Mergers and Acquisitions
International Trade and Investment
Technology and Telecommunications
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