Igor Drinkovic

Senior Associate - Corporate and Commercial

Igor is a Senior Associate in the corporate team. He specialises in public M&A and securities law and advises local and foreign clients on public takeovers, public capital raisings, private placements, employee share schemes and listed company matters in general. He has most recently been part of the team advising: New York based Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL) on its NZ$941 million merger with entities affiliated with Insight Venture Partners; JBS on its scheme of arrangement involving Scott Technology Limited (NZX: SCT), being the first scheme of arrangement under new rules in New Zealand; and Goldman Sachs on its role as sole lead manager, placement agent, bookrunner and underwriter of Stride Property Limited’s (NZX: STR) $115 placement to partially fund the acquisition of a new portfolio of retail assets for $287 million.

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Professional background


  • New Zealand


  • LLB, University of Auckland


  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Law


  • Ranked as a Rising Star – Corporate, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific