Matthew Olsen

Matthew Olsen

Partner since 2014.

Areas of expertise.

– Mergers & Acquisitions
– Corporate Advisory
– Private Equity & Venture Capital
– Capital Markets


LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland


ddi: +64 9 921 6097
mob: +64 29 921 6014


An experienced corporate and commercial dealmaker,  Matthew’s expertise covers both private and public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and significant overseas investment

Matthew has been recognised for his work in all major advisory publications and league tables, including Chambers and Partners, and IFLR, with clients most recently describing Matthew as “an exceptional corporate lawyer with solid M&A experience who is solutions-driven and commercial” and “always accessible and across the detail.”.

Recent Experience.

  • Acting for global investment firm KKR on multiple significant investments into New Zealand across various sectors, including health, infrastructure and consumer.
  • Acting for Waterman Capital on the aggregation and divestment of Provincial Education.
  • Acting for ICG concerning the acquisition of Canopy Healthcare Group.