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:

  • 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
  • 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

Our Team

Our Partners

Our partners have led many of New Zealand’s largest and most complex transactions, public offers of securities and financial advisory mandates.  The depth of our market knowledge and networks within New Zealand is unsurpassed.

Auckland Team

Associate Director
Daniela Bossard

Associate Director
Daniel Good

Thomas Luxton

Chris Gibson

Callum Andrew

Tim Quigg

Wellington Team

Susannah Batley

Dean Gillan

Charlotte Ashford

James Taylor