Partner, PwC New Zealand
Ian is the New Zealand Transaction Services Leader, based in our Auckland office. He has been with PwC for over 20 years and has extensive experience in assisting a wide range of clients with transactional due diligence, providing financial acquisition and vendor due diligence, IPO related due diligence including acting as Investigating Accountant, and review of forecasts/projections and with complex cross border engagements.
He has significant buy-side due diligence engagements across a wide range of sectors including finance, transport and logistics, private equity, technology, retail, dairy, entertainment, media, consumer products, property, telecommunications, waste management, manufacturing, forestry and industrial products.
Ian has completed a significant number of VDD assignments, a sample of which include UDC Finance, Fisher and Paykel Finance, Contract Resources, Hirepool, Hirequip, AMI Insurance, NDA, Matariki Forests, Telecom Yellow Pages and EnviroWaste. He has also acted as Investigating Accountant on the following recent transactions: Completus, Investore and Stride Property (formerly DNZ), Evolve Education Group, Fonterra Shareholders Fund, Airwork and Trustpower IPOs, and a number of other non completed transactions.