Our private equity specialists possess a wealth of experience in assisting clients with various types of investment including the establishment and operation of domestic/offshore funds, initial investment, management buyouts, follow-on acquisitions of stocks and businesses, and exits via sales of business by auction or via IPOs in a manner designed to maximize the value of private equity investments. Working across borders and practice areas, our lawyers are also commended for their commercial advice, understanding of clients’ businesses, and multi-disciplinary approach to providing private equity clients with comprehensive legal advice.

Representative Experience

  • Advised an investment fund co-funded by a major trading company and a securities firm on its acquisition of a majority stake in an auto components manufacturer.
  • Acted for a Japanese private equity firm on its MBO of a Japanese healthcare company.
  • Advised a Japanese private equity firm on its acquisition of an in-home care service provider in Japan.
  • Advised a Japanese private equity firm on its joint sale of all of its shares in a Japanese specialty retail company and holder of three housing repair service companies through an auction process for JPY34 billion.