The 4th Japan M&A Forum successfully took place virtually on October 20. The event bought together over 400 senior delegates including corporate investors, private equity fund managers and M&A advisors, representing 250 different organizations from 17 countries.
The conference, which focused on the latest deal making trends and strategies for M&A in Japan was kicked off by an opening panel covering the future themes for Japanese M&A in the next 12 months, and featured leading executives from Mitsubishi, NEC Corporation, Sony and Bain Capital speaking on a number of selected and well-researched topics including shareholder activism, technology M&A and post-merger integration.
The Japan M&A Forum returns to Tokyo on 10 June 2021.
Top reasons to attend:
Discover the latest trends and developments that will affect cross-border M&A in the year ahead
Gain updates on how corporate governance and shareholder activism reforms are affecting the M&A market
Hear from leading corporates and private equity professionals on their investment strategies, including outbound M&A opportunities
Participate in practical case studies and data presentations
Network with 300+ senior delegates, including 120+ corporate investors and 30+ expert speakers
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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is a full-service law firm formed by the winning combination of three leading law firms in Japan: Anderson Mori, one of the largest international firms in Japan which was best known for serving overseas companies doing business in Japan since the early 1950s; Tomotsune & Kimura, particularly well-known for its expertise in international finance transactions; and Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa, a premier international insolvency/restructuring and crisis-management firm.
Our combined firm provides an extraordinarily powerful value proposition. Housing all of these synergistic practices under one roof, and further increasing our resource scale, we have the capability to: (1) serve a multinational client base, (2) on in-bound, out-bound and domestic projects, (3) by providing expert, timely and cost-efficient advice, (4) across a full range of legal issues, and (5) in the largest, most complex, cross-sector transactions.
We are proud of our long tradition of serving international business and legal communities and our reputation as one of the largest full-service law firms in Japan. Our combined expertise enables us to deliver comprehensive advice on virtually all legal issues that may arise from a corporate transaction, including those related to M&A, finance, capital markets and restructuring/insolvency, and litigation/arbitration. The majority of our lawyers are bi-lingual and experienced with communicating, drafting and negotiating across borders and around the globe. We welcome the opportunity to work closely with clients and channel our resources towards our goal of achieving more together.
We are headquartered in Tokyo with branch offices in Osaka and Nagoya. Outside Japan, we have offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. We also have associated firms in Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has received high evaluations in M&A category including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 in the field of Corporate/M&A (Tier 1) and was also honored with the M&A Deal of the Year at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2020.
Trilegal is one of India’s top-tier law firms with offices in four of India’s major cities- Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Gurugram. With 55 partners and more than 350 lawyers, Trilegal represents clients on a large number of the most complex and high value transactions in India. Trilegal is recognised by top industry awards and accolades, including the Law Firm of the Decade by RSG India Awards 2019.
Trilegal’s relationship with some of the biggest Japanese companies dates back to their entry in India. One of the busiest Japan desks in the country (Source: Mergermarket), the firm benefits from the top tier standing in a spectrum of legal services, including Corporate M&A, Competition, Energy & Infrastructure, Banking & Finance, Regulatory, TMT, Employment Law, Disputes and Capital Markets. Trilegal’s partners and lawyers are well versed with the Japanese way of doing business and seamlessly bring to bear highly customised and commercially sound legal expertise in the most complex and regulated business situations.
Trilegal’s areas of expertise tailored to the distinct needs of the Japanese companies in India include the following:
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Our focus lies on financial communications incl. many high-profile M&A transactions, both cross-border as well as in/in, and the support of companies facing potential demands and campaigns by activists.
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