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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, Stephen Lowe, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

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Stephen Lowe

Tel:
Work +64 9 300 2611
Email:
Web:
www.wynnwilliams.co.nz
Wynn Williams

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial - Corporate Advisory

Position

Partner

Career

Stephen specialises in corporate and commercial law with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions and securities and energy law.

He has over 30 years’ legal experience and advises clients on all aspects of commercial law including corporate governance, contract law, trade practices, overseas investment, competition and securities.

Stephen has been noted as a leading lawyer in mergers and acquisitions by independent legal directory IFLR1000.  Stephen is also included in NZ Lawyer's Hot List and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Ninth Edition of The Best Lawyers in New Zealand in the practice areas of: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Private Equity Law.

He has acted as advisor to a wide range of businesses including AMP, ANZ, Amcor, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Heinz, Honda, Maui Capital, Mercury, Orora, Philip Morris, PwC, the New Zealand Treasury, Tegel and Westpac.

Member

Institute of Directors

Education

LLB, BCom - University of Auckland 1985


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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