Firms: Baker & McKenzie (Z Energy on non-New Zealand aspects of deal); Chapman Tripp (Z Energy on New Zealand aspects of deal)
Deal: Z Energy’s $NZ900 million initial public offering
Area: Equity Capital Markets
Value: $NZ900 million
Key players: The Baker & McKenzie team was led by partner Ben McLaughlin (pictured), with assistance from partner Guy Sanderson, and associates Candice Heggelund and Alex Gounis and senior associate Melissa Sutton.
Deal significance: Z Energy owns service stations across New Zealand. It is currently owned by Infratil Limited and the NZ Superannuation Fund. The firms advised the company on its proposed $NZ900 million initial public offering, including its proposed international offerings.