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Rob Buchanan

Director, Head of M&A
Rob Buchanan


DDI: +64 9 368 0048

About Rob

Rob Buchanan joined Forsyth Barr in 2010. Rob has extensive experience in the financial markets, having previously worked in investment banking leading mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions in Auckland, Sydney, London and Amsterdam.

Rob has advised a range of clients in New Zealand and internationally in relation to mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital raisings, including Pacific Equity Partners, Alliant Energy, Auckland International Airport, AGL, Foodstuffs Co-operative, Genesis Energy, Harvard Management Company, Infratil, Kiwi Property Group, Mercury Energy, Precinct Properties, Property for Industry, SAB Miller, Sky TV, Spark, Tilt Renewables, Trustpower, Vector, Vital Healthcare and Z Energy.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business degree in Finance from the University of Otago.


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

Rob 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