Toby builds long term relationships with his clients. He gets to know their business and issues in order to present the advice that gets the results they need. He has a reputation for being able to get alongside his clients and other stakeholders, having a facilitative and collaborative working style and providing well-informed and pragmatic advice.
Toby recently advised Element Financial on its acquisition of General Electric's New Zealand fleet management and equipment finance business. He advised Crescent Capital on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Prime Panels.
He has also advised on some of the most complex equity capital markets transactions over recent years. He has acted on many of the recent initial public offerings, including those of: Fliway, Metro Performance Glass, Gentrack, Mighty River Power and Meridian Energy. He regularly advises on other forms of equity capital markets transactions, such as rights issues, block trades and placements, both for issuers and lead managers.
Toby worked on significant debt and equity restructurings, including the restructurings of the Yellow Pages Group and Metroglass.