Investment Banking

We are a leading full service investment banking firm, offering corporate finance and capital markets advisory services.
Craigs is not a registered bank.

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Our highly experienced team offers a full range of financial advisory services and capital markets capability, supported by our strategic alliance with J.P. Morgan, a global leader in financial services.

We’ve proudly worked with many of New Zealand’s leading corporates, as well as government agencies, Iwi groups and global financial investors to deliver innovative solutions and ‘best-in-class’ execution on landmark transactions.

Mergers and acquisitions

Our team provides advice on corporate acquisitions, mergers, divestments, and other strategic transactions.

BGH Capital

Acquisition of Pushpay via Scheme of Arrangement
Sole Financial Advisor 2022

Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC)

Acquisition of 50% of Vector Metering
Joint Financial Adviser 2022

UDC Finance

Acquisition of European Financial Services
Sole Financial Adviser 2022

Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Acquisition of Waste Management NZ
Joint Financial Adviser 2022

Equity capital markets

Our team advises clients across a full range of equity capital market transactions, supported by our distribution platform across leading institutional equities and one of New Zealand’s largest private wealth networks. Our equity capital market capabilities include:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Primary placements
  • Rights issues
  • Share purchase plans
  • Buybacks
  • Block trades

Ryman Healthcare

Underwritten DRP
Sole Underwriter, December 2022

Vital Healthcare Property

Rights Issue
Joint Lead Manager & Underwriter, April 2022


Underwritten DRP
Sole Underwriter, March 2022


Rights Issue
Joint Lead Manager & Bookrunner, February 2022

Debt capital markets

Our debt capital markets team provides full-service advice across the suite of fixed interest instruments. Within the market, our team has a long-standing reputation for innovation, quality execution, and cornerstone distribution.


Subordinated Notes
Joint Lead Manager, May 2023

Heartland Bank

Subordinated Notes
Joint Lead Manager, April 2023

Contact Energy

Senior Bonds
Joint Lead Manager, April 2023

Kiwi Property

Senior Bonds
Joint Lead Manager, March 2023

Let’s talk business

Speak to our Investment Banking* team about our extensive corporate services.