James Dykes
Director, Investment Banking

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DDI: +64 9 368 0016
Mobile: +64 22 454 6693
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James returned to New Zealand and joined Forsyth Barr in 2013 after a four-year period in the UK working in valuation and M&A lead advisory roles. Before this he was a member of the PwC Corporate Finance team in Auckland.

At Forsyth Barr, James has been involved in a range of equity capital markets and debt capital market transactions including Arranger for the $8m placement by Bathurst Resources, Sole Arranger and Joint Lead Manager on Contact Energy’s $222m senior bond offer, Joint Lead Manager for the $132m IPO of Evolve Education, Arranger for the $25m IPO of Fliway Group and Joint Lead Manager for the $25m IPO of ikeGPS.

James holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Otago University.


None of Forsyth Barr Limited or its related companies are registered banks.

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Forsyth Barr Ltd Auckland
Level 23
Lumley Centre
88 Shortland Street
Auckland Central
Auckland 1010
PO Box: 97, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
Phone: +64 9 368 0000
Fax: +64 9 368 0092

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