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James Dykes

Director, Investment Banking
James Dykes


DDI: +64 9 368 0016

About James

James is an experienced M&A and equity capital markets adviser with broad experience across sectors and corporate and private equity clients. Prior to Forsyth Barr, James provided sell-side advisory, valuation and strategic advice for several high profile New Zealand and United Kingdom organisations.

At Forsyth Barr, James has been involved in a range of mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and debt capital market transactions including M&A advisory roles with Freightways, Methven, Vector and Maui Capital, the IPOs of Evolve Education, Fliway and ikeGPS, and equity and debt capital markets roles for Kathmandu, Arvida, WEL Networks and AFT Pharmaceuticals.

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.

James is based out of the Auckland office

Forsyth Barr Ltd Auckland
Level 23, Shortland & Fort
88 Shortland Street
Auckland 1010

PO Box 97, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140
Phone: +64 9 368 0000