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Provided by Mark Forman

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Mark is a market-leading corporate lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He is an expert in overseas investment laws, corporate governance advice, shareholder agreements, and employee shareholding arrangements.

Mark's expertise in complex transactions is sought after by many of New Zealand’s top investment bankers, leading private equity firms, and large local and international corporates. Mark’s blue-chip clients include Next Capital, Westpac, Brookfield Asset Management, MediaWorks, Bupa Group, Ngai Tahu Corporation, ANZ, Campbell Global, RMS LLC, NZ Bus, Metlifecare, and Southern Cross Hospitals Group.

He is especially renowned for his expertise in transactions in the forestry, health/aged care, transport, media, and financial services sectors. Mark's forestry expertise includes advising on some of New Zealand’s largest forestry transactions, including the $1.2bn acquisition of Nelson Forests by Campbell Global/OneFortyOne Plantations.

In the health and aged care sector, Mark has advised on a string of high-profile transactions, including Metlifecare’s acquisition of a portfolio of retirement villages and aged care homes from the Selwyn Foundation, Bupa’s sale of a number of its care homes and retirement villages to Adamantem owned Heritage Lifecare, and the sale of its rehabilitation and dental businesses.

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Mark Forman is based in Auckland and frequently acts as an adviser to financial services providers, private equity houses and listed companies in relation to corporate transactions.

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