Selected Topics Relating to Raising Private Capital and Negotiating Investment Terms

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ADLSI Commercial Transactions Series Raising Capital from Private Investors or the Crowd SCOPE This paper comprises a selection of articles prepared by Andrew Lewis Law on topics relevant to the above presentation from a legal perspective.  It does not cover the full scope of the presentation, but it does cover a number of selected areas […]

Employee share plans – update and refresher for early stage companies

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For early stage high growth companies, shares or share options are an important component of the remuneration package for key employees, to ensure they are appropriate incentivised and aligned. The tax considerations have changed and best practice has developed. It is timely to update and refresh the key structural and commercial considerations KEY HIGHLIGHTS Anticipated […]

January 2016

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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 […]

January 2016

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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

October 2015

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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 […]