Webb Henderson

Corporate/Commercial Department

New Zealand
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What the team is known for Solid corporate team advising a range of domestic and international clients on M&A, divestments, joint ventures and IPOs. Also advises on foreign investment regulations, and often handles deals in the infrastructure, energy, insurance, food and drink and technology sectors. Its clientele includes private equity investors and listed companies.

Strengths An appreciative client is full of praise for the lawyers, stating: "I'm really impressed with them. They are commercially focused, with the legal knowledge to back it up."

Work highlights Acted for Stevenson Group on the sale of its construction business to Fulton Hogan.

Notable practitioners

Sources single out Garth Sinclair as "a really trusted adviser" who is able to "leverage his resources and put clients first," adding: "He clearly understands objectives and never compromises on his advice." He is regularly instructed to handle M&A and private equity transactions, takeovers and disposals.

Sources are in agreement that Graeme Quigley is a respected practitioner, with one noting: "He is very experienced and commands a high level of trust." He frequently advises clients on capital raising and M&A transactions and is also well placed to assist with the restructuring of investments and joint ventures.