Tracy Tomsett

Tracy Tomsett

Tracy Tomsett

Senior Legal Advisor, Wellington

Corporate & commercial

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T:+64 4 498 6326

M:+64 22 488 8762

E:tracy.tomsett@chapmantripp.com

Qualifications

LLB (International Legal Studies), University of Southampton; Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong

Admitted

2009 Hong Kong; 2011 England and Wales

Tracy specialises in corporate and commercial law, advising clients in both the private and public sectors on corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, and in a range of commercial projects.

Tracy joined Chapman Tripp having worked in the corporate practices of DLA Piper Hong Kong and Wellington, where she was part of the firm’s Asia M&A team. Tracy has also previously worked for Fangda Partners in Shanghai where she assisted international clients investing and establishing businesses in China.

Recent experience

Tracy has advised:

  • NZ Post on the divestment of a 47% shareholding in Kiwi Group Holdings, the holding company for the Kiwibank group of financial services businesses, to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund and the Accident Compensation Corporation, including the establishment of joint governance arrangements
  • Ōtākaro on its establishment as a Crown-owned company, and the acquisition and funding of the Christchurch Regeneration Anchor Projects from the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority
  • AATS Group (SkyBus) on its acquisition of the entire interest of Airbus Holdings and its subsidiary Airbus Express
  • Triton on its acquisitions of local New Zealand audiology businesses
  • a New Zealand biotechnology company on its acquisition by a US-based private equity firm
  • TOWER on the sale of its health and investments businesses
  • Coal Association of New Zealand on the sale of its entire interest in its research business
  • a Hong Kong purchaser on its acquisition of the majority interest in a New Zealand freight forwarding company
  • Wellington Water Limited on its shareholder restructuring and responsibilities as a joint council owned, shared service organisation
  • New Zealand Defence Force in relation to its strategic reform programme, including the design, implementation and ongoing operation of a new human resource management information system
  • a leading New Zealand forestry company in its production and supply of logs for sale to a Chinese purchaser for distribution in China, and
  • previously, in Hong Kong and Shanghai, local and international clients on company and commercial law with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and the establishment of joint ventures in Asia.
Corporate & commercial; Equity capital markets; International trade & investment; Mergers & acquisitions; Private equity

Services

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China Desk; Government; Infrastructure; 中国业务团队

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