Our group has substantial experience coordinating, structuring and implementing transactions, conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating contracts and other relevant documents and securing human resources for all types of private M&A transactions, including share, asset and business acquisitions and mergers. Working closely with other lawyers in our leading practices — including tax, finance, antitrust & competition, employment, compliance and intellectual property — we bring the right capabilities and experience to anticipate and resolve issues in Japan and all involved jurisdictions.

Representative Experience

  • Advised a Japanese financial institution on its acquisition of an American multinational conglomerate’s leasing business in Japan for approximately JPY575 billion.
  • Acted for a Japanese power tool manufacturer on its acquisition of a German power tool specialist from a European equity fund.
  • Advised an equity brokerage and investment group on its acquisition of a Japanese IT consulting company from its founder.
  • Advised a Japanese trading company on its acquisition of a reinsurance brokerage business from a reinsurance broker in Singapore.
  • Acted for a Japanese engine manufacturer on its acquisition of a Spanish energy systems company.