Our Corporate/M&A group has extensive experience advising and assisting with cross-border and domestic corporate reorganizations and restructurings. We work closely with tax, labor, and intellectual property law specialists and attorneys in other practice groups to assist clients with a variety of procedures, including recapitalization, spin-offs, IPOs, business integration and liquidation of businesses. Our approach for ensuring clients achieve a successful transformation is simple. We provide a solutions-led approach based on a client’s global objectives, project management by a close-knit team with the right expertise and experience, and collaboration with in-house teams to ensure we address all issues while minimizing disruption of day-to-day operations.

Representative Experience

  • Acted for an international electrical equipment company on the reorganization of its Japanese operations after its acquisition by another international electrical equipment company.
  • Acted for an international healthcare company and its Japanese subsidiary on its post-merger integration with a US pharmaceutical company’s Japan entities.
  • Advised a Japanese engineering and construction company on an absorption-type merger with its parent company in relation to the absorbed company’s worldwide operations, including its overseas branches in over 20 jurisdictions.
  • Advised a Japanese imaging and electronics company on its internal restructuring process to integrate several of its subsidiaries, which included facility management, information technology and human resources businesses.
  • Acted for a US manufacturer of household cleaning products and consumer chemicals on the spin-off of its non-core pet care business in Japan.