Acted for Evergreen Capital (a New York based private equity firm) on the acquisition of the Wormald Group of companies in Australia from NYSE listed Tyco International, (which included acquisition of the Wormald brand worldwide and the National Fire Service (NSF) Group). McCullough Robertson (Adrian Smith) provided local support. See attached announcement from the Wall […]
Acted for the shareholders of The New Zealand School of Food Hygiene Limited and related companies (also known as Burwater Pacific group) on the sale of those companies to US buyer, NSF International. See attached announcement
Acted for the shareholders of NZ Tertiary Education Group (otherwise known as Cornerstone Group) in respect of the sale of that group of companies to Aspire2 Group, (ultimately controlled by leading Australian private equity firm, Archer Capital), as part of the roll-up and sale of 5 privately owned education groups. Also acted for the same […]
Acted for Four Seasons Pets in respect of the sale of its business to PETstock (a leading Australian operator).
Represented Massey Ventures in connection with the sale of the New Zealand Veterinary Pathology (NZVP) business to a wholly owned subsidiary of IDEXX Laboratories Inc (a US listed company and leading provider of veterinary diagnostic services globally). My involvement included an active role in the commercial negotiations and representing Massey Ventures (as a 36% shareholder) […]
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Advised New York based private equity investor Evergreen Capital on the acquisition of the Armourguard Security business in New Zealand (around 1500 employees and operating from 15 leased properties) and the Guardforce business in Fiji (Fiji’s largest employer).
Advised Triplejump Holdings in respect of its capital raising (heavily oversubscribed), associated constitutional changes and adoption of employee option and convertible note plans. Also advised Im Able, Pictor and Viridian Solutions respectively in connection with successful capital raisings.
Advised On Board Marine on the acquisition of a majority shareholding in JDC Marine, the distributor of Riviera boats in New Zealand.
Andrew joined the board of Massey Ventures Limited, the commercialisation vehicle for Massey University (with campuses in Albany, Palmerston North and Wellington) and the parent company of the E-Centre incubator.