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Wynn Williams

LEVEL 1, AIG BULDING, 41 SHORTLAND STREET, AUCKLAND 1010, NEW ZEALAND
Tel:
Work +64 3 379 7622
Fax:
Fax +64 9 300 2609
Email:
Web:
www.wynnwilliams.co.nz
Auckland, Christchurch
Wynn Williams, Hayley Buckley, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Hayley Buckley

Tel:
Work +64 9 300 2604
Email:
Web:
www.wynnwilliams.co.nz
Wynn Williams

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial - Corporate Advisory

Position

Board Chair and Partner

Career

Hayley is a partner in the firm's national Corporate & Commercial Team and also chairs the firm's board. She specialises in the sale and purchase of businesses, raising capital, and financial services advice.

She has significant regulatory experience in the financial services sector and has assisted a number of national and international companies with their licensing, authorisation and compliance requirements in New Zealand.

Hayley is recognised as one of New Zealand's leading legal advisers in equity crowdfunding. She was heavily involved in the consultation and policy phase of the legislation enacted in 2014 to give effect to equity crowdfunding. Hayley advises Snowball Effect, New Zealand's leading, and first licensed equity crowdfunding platform.

Hayley has significant European and international experience.

Member

Institute of Directors

Education

BA, LLB (Hons) - University of Auckland


New Zealand

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Wynn Williams is highly recommended for private M&A transactions and it is active in established sectors such as transport and logistics, as well as handling major deals in growth industries such as food and technology. Its work for innovative companies includes acting for Snowball Effect, which is New Zealand’s first licensed equity crowdfunding platform, as well as equity capital raisings for numerous start-up and growth-stage companies. Hayley Buckley in Auckland leads the practice and is a respected for her work in the equity crowdfunding market. Her work in other sectors included advising Smart Environmental on its sale to Maui Capital. M&A specialist Ash Hill also worked on that deal, and his other highlights included assisting Egmont Honey with the NZ$30m sale of a controlling interest to GO Healthy. Stephen Lowe is also recommended.

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