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Investment Banking

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Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking team advises corporate, institutional and Government clients on capital raising and advisory transactions, utilising their team of highly experienced individuals.

Investment Banking Team

Brett Shepherd

CEO Deutsche Craigs Moreless

P: +64 9 913 9090
M: +64 21 778 906
E: brett.shepherd@deutschecraigs.com

Brett is the Head of the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team, following a 16 year career in Deutsche Bank New Zealand.

Brett has led or advised on some of the largest M&A activity in New Zealand, including the formation of Fonterra, the block trade of 43.7% in Sky Network Television, the 50% acquisition of Contact Energy by Origin Energy and the sale of National Bank of New Zealand Limited to ANZ Banking Group Limited.

Brett has been a prominent figure in the investment banking industry for more than twenty years and was named Outstanding Maori Business Leader in 2007.

David McCallum

Director
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P: +64 7 927 7887
M: +64 21 674 217
E: david.mccallum@deutschecraigs.com

David is a Director of Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team, following 4 years in Craigs Investment Partners with the Debt Capital Market team. Prior to that he was with the investment banking group of ABN AMRO for 12 years and four years with the investment management division of Bank of New Zealand.

David has extensive experience in public securities offerings, including issues by Genesis Energy, Z Energy, Air New Zealand, Goodman Fielder, Tauranga City, Manukau City, The Warehouse, Goodman Property Trust, Trustpower, New Zealand Post, Contact Energy, Kiwibank and Works Infrastructure. Previously David also provided advice to various clients on debt structuring, capital structure and valuation.

David is a CFA Charterholder, member of the CFA Institute and a director of the CFA Society of New Zealand. David is also a member of INFINZ.

View selected transactions in which David has been involved in.

Jeremy Williamson

Director
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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P: +64 9 926 9545
M: +64 21 599 213
E: jeremy.williamson@deutschecraigs.com

Jeremy is a Director in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team, having joined in 2009 following two years with ABN AMRO in Auckland and Sydney.

Jeremy has been involved in large number of transactions, including the IPOs of Meridian, Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund, Tegel, Orion and Summerset.

Other transactions Jeremy has been involved in include the sale of News Corp’s stake in Sky Network Television, the Crown’s selldown of its Air New Zealand stake, BP’s selldown of its stake in Refining NZ, the sale of Arrium’s stake in Steel & Tube, the sale of Tainui’s stake in Ryman Healthcare, and raising capital for Goodman Property Trust, Contact Energy and Heartland Bank.

Additionally, Jeremy has also been involved in a number of NZ$ and CHF bond offerings for Australasian companies.

Jeremy graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce.

Jennifer Martin

Director
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P: +64 9 926 9541
M: +64 21 118 4955
E: jennifer.martin@deutschecraigs.com

Jennifer is a Director in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team, with over 15 years capital markets experience in Auckland and London.

Jennifer has extensive experience across a range of equity capital market and M&A transactions, in a number of different sectors. She has recently advised clients including Scales Corporation; China Resources; Quadrant Private Equity; Pacific Equity Partners, Chevron Corporation, Allnex/Advent International, Infratil/NZ Super, Comvita, Fonterra, Z Energy and Contact Energy.

Jennifer has a First Class Honours degree in Commerce from the University of Canterbury. Prior to joining Craigs, Jennifer worked at ABN AMRO New Zealand and HSBC and BHP Billiton in London.

View selected transactions in which Jennifer has been involved in.

Jonathan Wilde

Director
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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P: +64 9 970 2183
M: +64 21 916 642
E: jonathan.wilde@deutschecraigs.com

Jonathan is a Director in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. Jonathan joined the team in March 2015, following over 8 years with the Corporate Finance team at PwC in Auckland and London.

Jonathan has been involved in a large number of M&A and ECM transactions for a diverse range of NZX listed and private clients.  Recent transactions at Deutsche Craigs have included the IPO of Oceania Healthcare, the divestment of UDC Finance by ANZ (announced), the strategic review of Tenon and sale of both its US and New Zealand operations, and the acquisition of Brewgroup by JDE Corporation.

Additionally, Jonathan has advised on a number of private equity transactions with Waterman Capital, Pencarrow Private Equity, Archer Capital, Darwin Private Equity and Inflexion Private Equity.

Jonathan graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce, with first class honours in Finance, and a Bachelor of Arts.

Karan Gulati

Vice President
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M: +64 21 246 3891

Karan is a Vice President in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. Karan joined Deutsche Craigs in November 2013 following 4 years at Deutsche Bank New Zealand.

His experience involves the provision of M&A, valuation and equity capital markets advice to listed, private and public sector clients. Selected transactions on which he has advised include the merger of Vodafone New Zealand and Sky Network Television, the IPO of Meridian Energy, the sale of Transpacific Industries Group’s New Zealand business, the IPO of Z Energy, the block trade of a 30% stake in Z Energy by Infratil and New Zealand Super Fund, the acquisition of Academic Colleges Group by Pacific Equity Partners, the sale of a 50% interest in The Base by Tainui Group Holdings, and the sale South Canterbury Finance's core finance businesses.

Karan graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance with Honours in Finance.

William Rattray

Associate
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P: +64 9 913 9095
M: +64 21 241 7816
E: william.rattray@deutschecraigs.com

William is an Associate in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. Prior to this he had joined Deutsche Bank in 2012.

William has been involved in a number of transactions, including the IPO of the Fonterra Shareholders' Fund, the IPO of Z Energy and the IPO of SLI.

Prior to this William studied at the University of Auckland, having completed a conjoint BE(Hons)/BCom.

David Sainsbury

Associate
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P: +64 9 926 9546
M: +64 27 464 7168
E: david.sainsbury@deutschecraigs.com

David is an Associate in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. David joined the team in July 2017, following two years with KPMG Corporate Finance in Toronto and five years with PwC in Auckland.

David has been involved in a number of M&A and valuation assignments for listed, private and public sector clients. Recent transactions include the sale of SNC Lavalin’s Facilities Management business to Brookfield, and TMF Group’s acquisitions of OnPayroll and Swain & Associates. Previous New Zealand transactions include advising on the sales of Manuka Health NZ and Guthrie Bowron for Waterman Capital.

David graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Diploma for Graduates, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Samuel Burgess

Analyst Moreless

P: +64 9 942 0502
M: +64 27 315 9609
E: samuel.burgess@deutschecraigs.com

Sam is an Analyst in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team.

Prior to joining the team in April 2017, Sam worked as a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Finance team at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he worked on a range of M&A, project finance (including PPP), valuation and other advisory mandates.

Sam graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship and is a CFA Level III candidate.

Samuel Fastier

Analyst
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P: +64 9 913 9093
M: +64 27 411 7931
E: samuel.fastier@deutschecraigs.com

Samuel is an Analyst in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team.

Prior to joining the team in February 2017, Samuel held summer positions with TSB Bank and BDO in New Plymouth.

Samuel graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance with First Class Honours in Finance.

Daniel Field

Analyst
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P: +64 9 924 0503
M: +64 21 025 86142
E: daniel.field@deutschecraigs.com

Daniel is an Analyst in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team.

Prior to joining the team in February 2016, Daniel interned in the Corporate Finance team at PricewaterhouseCoopers over the 2015-16 summer.

Daniel graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Economics.

Disclaimer
Deutsche Craigs Limited is not a registered bank within the meaning of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989.