Our group assists foreign firms with acquisitions and dispositions of Japanese corporations and assets held in Japan and also with the establishment of joint ventures and business partnerships in Japan. On all transactions, we utilize our deep understanding of Japanese and foreign laws to provide the best cross-border service to our clients. We bring sophisticated and fully integrated abilities to help capture and protect value even in the most complex and multifaceted transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Advised a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer on its JPY388 billion investment to acquire a 66% stake in a major Japanese electronics company.
  • Advised a German engineering and electronics company on its acquisition of a listed Japanese supplier of auto components.
  • Represented an international hotel group in its acquisition of a majority stake in a joint venture with a Japanese airline company.
  • Acted for a US telecommunications company on its tender offer to acquire an 80% controlling interest in a listed Japanese global provider of radio communication solutions.
  • Acted for a French manufacturer of payment terminals on the acquisition of 70% of its distribution partner in Japan.
  • Represented a European telecommunications company in the purchase and subsequent sale of its stake in one of Japan’s largest telecommunications companies and its wireless arm.