We have a comprehensive history of representing investors in mergers & acquisitions of publicly listed and private entities, including due diligence review, transaction structuring, negotiation, documentation and closing, as well as the more sophisticated requirements of project restructuring, acquisition financing, asset disposition and reorganization, and asset optimization and restructuring.

As counsel to trading companies, we regularly advise on investments in a range of fields beyond energy, mining or infrastructure, including food processing, agribusiness, financial services, chemicals, manufacturing, automobiles, pharmaceuticals and other market sectors.

Representative Experience

  • Acted for a Japanese consortium to acquire an interest in a uranium company with assets in Kazakhstan, the US, Australia, South Africa and Canada.
  • Acted for Japanese investors on the acquisition of Port Kembla, a copper smelter in New South Wales, Australia, and thereafter advised them on various matters in relation to their interests.
  • Advised a Japanese company on its acquisition of an interest in a 100 MW IPP thermal power project in the Philippines.
  • Represented a Japanese trading company in various acquisitions in Turkey, India, Kazakhstan, the Philippines and other locations.
  • Represented a Japanese company in its acquisition of 100 percent of an infrastructure company in Brazil.
  • Acted for a European EPC contractor on the acquisition of and drafting of the EPC contracts for a 20 MW project in central Japan and a 800kw solar project in Kyushu.