Strategic vision and expertise to go the distance
Our investment bank is the most experienced and knowledgeable in the New Zealand market. We have a proven track record of success in solving complex issues and delivering innovative solutions. From capital markets to corporate advice and research, our investment bank offering is broad, our experience vast and our results proven.
*Jarden is not a registered bank
Our investment banking team members are some of the best in the business. You can view a range of our most recent transactions and advisory roles across our services from investments to solutions and management.
Our investment banking team has significant experience in primary and secondary equity market transactions, including:
- Initial public offerings
- Secondary blocks
- Primary issuance
- Rights issues, placements & share purchase plans
We are a leader in retail fixed income capital raising for New Zealand corporates. We manage the structuring, syndication, marketing and distribution of debt issues and have a solid understanding of New Zealand fixed income investors.
Our team has a strong presence in secondary market debt trading in New Zealand and we have played a key role in a large number of public debt issues in recent years.
We are the market leader in advising corporations, private equity groups, state owned enterprises and offshore companies on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and divestments. Complementing our M&A credentials is our market-leading institutional equities team, which informs our understanding of investors in New Zealand stocks.
Clients benefit from our expert independent financial advice on a range of strategic decisions. Our unmatched experience in capital markets and M&A transactions provides invaluable insights for our corporate advisory work.
- Capital structure
- Financing strategy
- Cost of capital
- Dividend policy
- New venture, project and investment feasibility analysis
- Share-based remuneration schemes
The strength of our institutional sales and trading team lies in the depth and breadth of our experience. Our institutional team is the largest in the market and has incomparable market knowledge.
We have developed a strong and unique distribution capability by building long-term relationships with a wide range of institutions and local authorities throughout New Zealand and offshore. These relationships allow us to provide the liquidity required to help our clients meet their capital needs.
Consistently ranked first for the past decade in Secondary Market trading on the NZX.
Our research team is market leading and provides in-depth research coverage of New Zealand’s leading listed companies. We have an institutional research team that includes some of New Zealand’s most respected analysts. This team covers more than 60 New Zealand listed companies, providing research across company-specific issues, sector and thematic research along with strategy.
Meet the team
David Watt advises a broad range of New Zealand and international clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestments, equity offerings and debt issues and capital raisings, with a focus on financial Institutions and the industrials sectors.