Our M&A lawyers advise auto companies on the acquisition and divestiture of manufacturing operations, strategic ventures, and post-acquisition integrations. We work across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive advice on the corporate, tax, regulatory, finance, employment and intellectual property issues involved in these transactions. As the world’s leading law firm for cross-border M&A, we have years of experience anticipating and addressing issues to help clients achieve successful deal execution and integration.

Representative Experience

  • Acted for a Japanese automotive company in its acquisition of a subsidiary of a Japanese carmaker.
  • Advised a major Japanese automobile group in relation to its joint venture agreement with the group’s trading arm and Egyptian subsidiary to form a new company to oversee the assembly of brand vehicles in Egypt.
  • Acted for a subsidiary of a Japanese automotive company in Vietnam regarding its acquisition of a 60% stake in a Vietnamese automotive components manufacturer from the individual and corporate shareholders.
  • Advised a listed Japanese automotive rubber products manufacturer on its acquisition of a Brazilian automotive rubber parts maker.
  • Advised a Japanese automotive parts manufacturer on the establishment of a joint venture company in Thailand.
  • Acted for a Japanese trading company in its EUR688 million acquisition of an equity stake in a listed French trading company with distribution expertise in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries in Africa and the French Overseas Territories.