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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

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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
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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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.

Jennifer Martin

Director
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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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.

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 Vice President in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. Jeremy joined Craigs Investment Partners in March 2009, following 2 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, Summerset, SLI Systems and Moa. Other transactions Jeremy has been involved in include the sale of News Corp’s stake in Sky Network Television, Arrium’s stake in Steel & Tube, Tainui’s stake in Ryman Healthcare, and raising capital for Goodman Property Trust. Additionally, Jeremy has also been involved in $NZ bond offerings for The Warehouse Group, Genesis Energy and NZ Post, and CHF bond offerings for Telecom, Telstra and National Australia Bank.

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

View selected transactions in which Jeremy 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 PricewaterhouseCoopers in Auckland and London.

Jonathan has been involved in a large number of M&A transactions for a diverse range of NZX listed and private clients, including advising Foodstuffs on the divestment of Bell Tea and Spark on their investments into Revera, Vigil and App La Carte. Additionally, Jonathan has advised on a number of private equity transactions, including Archer Capital on its investment in Australian Helicopters, Darwin Private Equity on the sale of Maxinutrition to GSK for £162m, and CTC Aviation on its sale to 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.

Charlotte Macphee

Vice President
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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P: +64 9 358 7390
M: +64 21 824 191
E: charlotte.macphee@deutschecraigs.com

Charlotte is a Vice President in Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team following 4 years at Craigs Investment Partners with the Debt Capital Markets Team.

While working for Craigs Investment Partners, Charlotte has worked on a range of transactions across the debt and equity capital markets. Selected transactions Charlotte has worked on include Kiwibank’s 2012 subordinated bond (the first capital issue in New Zealand with loss absorption and to receive Tier 2 recognition under Basel III), the IPO of Summerset Group Holdings, capital bond issues for Genesis Energy and Contact Energy and senior bond issues for a range of leading corporates including Z Energy, The Warehouse Group, Goodman Fielder New Zealand and Air New Zealand.

Before joining Craigs Investment Partners, Charlotte had worked with ABN AMRO. Charlotte graduated with a BCom (Finance) and an LLB. Charlotte is also a member of INFINZ.

View selected transactions in which Charlotte has been involved.

Karan Gulati

Vice President
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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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
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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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.

George Talboys

Analyst
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P: +64 9 926 9546
M: +64 21 247 7411
E: george.talboys@deutschecraigs.com

George is an Analyst in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team, having joined the team in May 2015. Prior to this, George worked as a corporate solicitor at Russell McVeagh and subsequently Anderson Lloyd in Auckland, where he worked on a range of M&A and project finance transactions.

George graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics

George Wroe

Analyst
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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P: +64 9 926 9546
M: +64 27 355 8050
E: george.wroe@deutschecraigs.com

George is an Analyst in the Deutsche Craigs Investment Banking Team. Prior to joining as an Analyst in February 2016, George interned with the team over the 2014-15 summer and worked part time over 2015 while he completed his university studies.

George graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance.

Daniel Field

Analyst
Deutsche Craigs Limited
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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.