Brynn Gilbertson | Hot 40 2014

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Brynn GilbertsonBrynn Gilbertson, Bell Gully

Gilbertson has been described as unbelievably resilient by sources. “He’s hard working, a man of few words, a reputation for getting the deal done,” said one source. “He’s got very loyal client relationships and he’s been a long time trusted advisor for Fletcher Building in particular.” This includes advising Fletcher Building on its NZ$1.3bn takeover of Australia’s Crane Group, New Zealand’s largest on-market takeover of an Australian public company. Gilbertson also featured prominently in the New Zealand government’s partial sell-down of key assets last year, including Mighty River Power and Meridian. He took the lead advisor spot for the government on Mighty River.

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CAREER
Current: 

Partner, Bell Gully 
Previous:
Sullivan & Cromwell, New York (1995-1996)
Years of Experience:
ACHIEVEMENTS/RECOGNITIONS:
  • He is named in the top tier of leading individuals for corporate and M&A by Asia Pacific Legal 500 2011/2013
  • Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 ranks Brynn in the top tier of corporate lawyers.
  • Leading lawyer in the IFLR1000 2014 and Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014
AFFILIATIONS:
EDUCATION:
LLB(Hons), University of Canterbury (1984-1987)
Current Town Auckland, New Zealand
Hometown  
Family  


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