Banking & Finance.

Delivering a range of core banking services and tailored solutions.

Banking & Finance.

Mayne Wetherell advises many of New Zealand’s largest corporates, and Australasia’s leading banks and financial institutions.

We have extensive experience in acting for both borrowers and financiers in bilateral and syndicated facilities (including leveraged, asset, acquisition, property and PPP finance) and provide specialist advice in relation to hedging arrangements and other derivative products.

We regularly provide local law support to offshore counsel in relation to transactions involving New Zealand companies or assets.

Recent Transactions.

  • ANZ and Westpac in relation to Oceania Healthcare’s initial public offering.
  • Fonterra Cooperative Group Limited, Auckland International Airport, Transpower and 2degrees on all financing matters.
  • ANZ, Macquarie, Deutsche Bank, ASB, Natixis and United Overseas Bank on the financing of Pacific Equity Partners’ acquisition of Academic Colleges Group.
  • Goldman Sachs’ financing of the Americold New Zealand Group.
  • ASB and Commonwealth Bank of Australia on Blackstone’s acquisition of Lendlease’s New Zealand assets.
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Sumitomo, BNP Paribas, Westpac and others on aircraft financing transactions with Air New Zealand.