Russell McVeagh

Ben Paterson

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A key dealmaker for Russell McVeagh, with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and overseas investment. Ben has acted on a number of significant transactions providing high quality legal advice to large scale, high-value corporations on complex financial transactions, including for Pacific Equity Partners, CPE Capital (formally CHAMP Private Equity), The Riverside Company, Carlyle, Fonterra and Lion. He is trusted and highly valued for his ability to work cooperatively and achieve exceptional and commercially focused results, and has recently advised Pacific Equity Partners on its sale of Manuka Health New Zealand.

Ben also has significant experience in advising receivers and administrators on restructuring and insolvency related M&A, and sponsors on infrastructure projects.

Professional Memberships

Ben is a member of the New Zealand Private Capital Association and the Australian New Zealand Sports Law Association. Ben joined Russell McVeagh in 2008.