Sherryn Harford

Sherryn Harford

Partner since 2023.

Areas of expertise.

– Mergers & Acquisitions

– Corporate Advisory

– Private Equity & Venture Capital


LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland


ddi: +64 9 921 6078
mob: +64 21 845 160


Sherryn has experience on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and overseas investment, with a particular focus on cross border transactions and foreign direct investment.


  • The shareholders of Superior Pet Food Co. Limited in its acquisition by EBOS Group (pet food)
  • An underbidder on the acquisition of Vector Metering (metering services).
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management on its New Zealand investments (various sectors).
  • An underbidder on the acquisition of Waste Management New Zealand (waste management).
  • Calibre Partners in relation to the sale of Foulden Marr (fossil site).
  • The Rohatyn Group on the acquisition of Annedale Station, a 757ha farm located in Masterton (farm land).
  • Avanti Finance on its corporate governance matters, including multiple private capital raises.
  • Global investment firm KKR on multiple significant investments into New Zealand across various sectors, including Arnott’s and certain of Campbell Soup Company’s international operations (consumer goods).
  • Beazley Group in relation to W&I insurance on various acquisitions (various sectors).
  • Wraith Capital on the formation of the Optic Security Group by way of multiple acquisitions across New Zealand and Australia, to form Australasia’s largest independent physical, IT and information security group (IT security).
  • An underbidder on the acquisition of ACG Education (education).