Blair Sutherland
Director, Head of ECM, Investment Banking

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DDI: +64 4 495 8190
Mobile: +64 21 706 002
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Blair Sutherland joined Forsyth Barr in 2000 from a legal background and has been involved in leading and advising on a wide range of equity and debt capital market transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Recent experience includes leading public company takeover defense responses for Abano Healthcare and Hellaby Holdings, the IPO of Evolve Education and acquisitions and associated capital raisings for Arvida and EBOS Group. Other roles include the IPOs of Summerset, Pacific Edge Biotechnology, SLI and ikeGPS and a range of capital market transactions for Metlifecare, PGG Wrightson, Contact Energy and Freightways.

Blair holds Bachelor degrees in both Law and Commerce from the University of Canterbury and is a member of the Institute of Finance Professionals NZ (INFINZ).


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Forsyth Barr Ltd Wellington Office
Level 21
Dimension Data House
157 Lambton Quay
Wellington 6011

PO Box: 5266, Wellington 6140
Phone: +64 4 499 7464
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