Bio

Andrew Kuzma is a Senior Associate in the Corporate department of Appleby’s Bermuda office. He practices in the areas of capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements and corporate finance. He provides legal advice to industry leaders in a wide array of sectors such as telecommunications, energy, asset management, pharmaceuticals, shipping, banking and finance, insurance and private equity funds.

Andrew joined the firm in 2017. Prior to joining Appleby, Andrew articled and then practiced at a top tier Canadian law firm in Calgary, Alberta.

Andrew attended the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan and obtained a juris doctor with distinction. He also earned a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) and a Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) at the University of Calgary.

Andrew is a member of the Law Society of Alberta (inactive).

 

Expertise:

  • Worldwide Vision Limited, advising the Bermuda target company in connection with the acquisition by Blackstone of a majority stake in MagicLab, which builds and operates leading dating and social networking apps, including Bumble and Badoo;
  • Southern Cross Cables Limited, advised on the Southern Cross NEXT subsea cable project. Southern Cross NEXT will provide data connectivity between Sydney, Aukland, and Los Angeles and is scheduled for completion by January 2022;
  • Athene Holding Ltd, advised on Athene Holding Ltd. (Athene)’s secondary offering of $793.8 million of shares. Appleby provided advice on submitting the SEC S-1 and opined and commented on the transaction documents;
  • Orion Mine Finance, advised Orion Mine Finance and Fusion Capital on the sale of Lynx Resources, the owner of the SASA zinc, lead and silver mine in the Republic of Macedonia, for USD 402.5m to Central Asia Metals (“CAML”);
  • Crown Holdings, Inc., advised a global leader in consumer packaging, in connection with its acquisition of Signode Industrial Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., a leading global provider of transit packaging systems and solutions, from The Carlyle Group, in a cash transaction valued at USD 3.91 billion subject to adjustment.

 

Education:

College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan

University of Calgary

Expertise

Corporate

Updates

27 May 2020 | News

Appleby Promotes Four to Senior Associate

Appleby has announced the promotion of Andrew Kuzma, Jamie Rego, Sam Riihiluoma and Caljonah Smith t...

4 Oct 2019 | Deals

Appleby Bermuda advised on Southern Cross NEXT subsea cable project

Appleby advised the Southern Cross Group of Bermuda companies in respect of all aspects of Bermuda l...

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