Simpson Grierson is delighted to be appointed legal advisors for the sale of Matariki Forests’ New Zealand assets.
Matariki Forests owns the third largest forest estate comprising approximately 140,000 hectares of high quality Radiata Pine spread throughout New Zealand.
“To be appointed to represent Matariki on this transaction is a high point for our specialist forestry and wood products team, many of whom have worked together for over 20 years,” says Peter Stubbs, Commercial Partner, Simpson Grierson. Peter and Michael Pollard, Corporate Advisory Partner, will be lead lawyers on this transaction.
Matariki Forests is owned by a consortium and managed by Rayonier New Zealand, a subsidiary of Rayonier Inc.
Simpson Grierson is also general commercial and forestry legal advisors for Matariki Forestry Group NZ.