Paul Dougherty

Paul joined Cameron Partners in Wellington in 1996. In 2000 he moved north and established the firm’s Auckland office. He has led Cameron Partners teams across a wide variety of M&A transactions and capital management mandates. Paul has particular expertise derived from advising several New Zealand cooperatives in regard to evolving capital structure. He has also led many high-value, complex negotiations on behalf of clients. These have covered long term energy contracts, commodity supply contracts, outsourcing arrangements and PPP contracts.

Prior to joining Cameron Partners, Paul was a senior executive at Telecom New Zealand where he was responsible for international business development. Paul has a BCom and post-grad diploma in commerce from the University of Otago and an MSc (Finance) with Distinction from the University of London.

Selected assignments and transactions include advising:

  • Independent Directors of Augusta Capital on its response to the takeover offer from Centuria
  • CHAMP Ventures on the sale of its stake in TR Group
  • Augusta Capital on a $45m equity capital raise
  • Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) on the US$300m financing of the SXNext undersea cable
  • Tilt Renewables on the unsolicited takeover from Infratil and Mercury
  • WINC Australia and Platinum Equity on the sale of WINC New Zealand
  • Zespri Group Limited in relation to valuation and share issuance and buyback proposals
  • HEB Construction on the sale of the business to VINCI Construction
  • TR Group on a partial sale, equity raising and the establishment of new syndicated debt facilities Save
  • The Board and Shareholders of Foodstuffs Auckland and Wellington in relation to their merger
  • Fletcher Building on the sale of its subsidiary company Corys Electrical
  • The Directors of The Warehouse on the acquisition of Noel Leeming Group
  • Suncorp on the divestment of The New Zealand Guardian Trust
  • Waterfront Auckland on the development of the Wynyard Quarter Precinct
  • Fonterra on the development and IPO of the Fonterra Shareholders Fund
  • Silver Fern Farms on changes to its constitution and shareholder/supplier policies