Senior Associate - Corporate and Commercial
Wendy is a Senior Associate at MinterEllisonRuddWatts, working in the Corporate/Commercial team. Wendy advises clients, based in New Zealand and overseas, on a range of corporate and commercial matters. Her expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements, overseas investment, commercial contracting and corporate governance.
Wendy is a key member of MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ China practice and is fluent in Mandarin.
Acquisition of Timely
Advising US based service commerce platform EverCommerce on its acquisition of New Zealand booking software developer Timely for NZD140 million.
Go Bus’ acquisition
Advising Go Bus Transport, one of New Zealand’s largest public transport operators, on its acquisition of assets from McDermotts Coaches.
Global forestry company divests New Zealand forestry rights
Advising one of the world’s largest providers of timberland investment services, Resource Management Service, LLC (RMS), on the sale of its Wellington based forestry business to CFPC (Singapore) Pte Limited, part of China Forestry Group Corporation.
Acquisition of Fonterra’s Tip Top ice-cream business by Froneri
Advised Froneri on its NZD385 million acquisition of Tip Top from Fonterra.
Acquisition of Nelson Forests
Advising OneFortyOne on its NZD1.2 billion acquisition of Nelson Forests Limited from Global Forest Partners, and on OneFortyOne’s subsequent NZD46 million acquisition of Manuka Island Forest.
- 2011, New Zealand
- LLB (Hons), BSc, University of Auckland
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Overseas investment
- China desk