DealWatch: Lawyers ride boom in tech transactions

DealWatch: Lawyers ride boom in tech transactions
MinterEllisonRuddWatts partner Mark Forman says AI and health-tech are in demand.
BusinessDesk staff
MinterEllisonRuddWatts partner Mark Forman has been central to several major transactions over April and May.Forman told BusinessDesk growth in demand for tech companies, particularly from US-based investors, are driving big sales between $500 million and $1 billion. $1b-plus sales remain rare. However, an increasing number of transactions are edging closer to the billion-dollar mark, which is attracting the interest of larger private equity players in the New Zealand market, he said.Forman expects growth in demand for tech busin...

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