5th Annual Japan M&A Forum

Conrad Tokyo & Online
29 October 2021



Despite the challenges and economic uncertainties of 2020, Japanese dealmaking has maintained its momentum and is expected to pick up the pace in 2021.

Against this backdrop, the 5th Japan M&A Forum, hosted by Mergermarket and AVCJ, will be returning this year as a hybrid event, bringing together leading corporate investors, senior advisors, and private equity practitioners from across around the world for an exclusive gathering into the Japanese M&A landscape.

Through a series of interactive panel discussions, presentations and case studies the event aims to provide the delegates with insights into the latest trends and opportunities available for those pursuing Japanese M&A.

The premier M&A forum in Japan

Benefits of attending include:

  • Regional view: Discover the themes and trends that will dominate Japanese M&A in the year ahead
  • Corporates: Hear from top corporates and M&A experts in Japan about their insights into domestic and outbound dealmaking
  • Sectoral and regional insights: Gain the latest updates on dealmaking across Asia and beyond, in sectors ranging from technology to healthcare
  • Strategies: Hear from leading corporates and private equity professionals on their investment strategies for the region
  • Network: Connect with 400+ senior delegates, including 120+ corporate investors and 25+ speakers from Japan and Asia

Topics discussed will include:

  • Latest activity in the Japanese domestic M&A market including carve outs, divestitures of non-core assets, portfolio management
  • Navigating outbound M&A deals in a post-pandemic world – opportunities in the pipeline and challenges with due diligence
  • The continued growth of shareholder activism and corporate governance in the region, including the unwinding of parent-child listings and hostile takeovers
  • Sectors: updates on technology and healthcare deals in the region
  • Private equity activity in the region and how Japanese strategics are competing

Organisations that attended the Forum previously include:

    • Accuron Technologies
    • AGC Inc
    • AIG
    • Air Products China
    • AJIS
    • Astellas
    • AUM Bioscience
    • Ayannah
    • Baosteel Metal
    • BNA Capital Ltd
    • Cadila Healthcare
    • Carborundum Universal
    • Cedar Holdings
    • Chevalier Group
    • Chia Tai Pharmaceutical Investment(Beijing)
    • Daicel Corporation
    • DIC Pension Fund
    • Dow Chemicals Pacific
    • ENEOS Corporation
    • Estate Express Bangladesh
    • First Pacific Company Ltd
    • Gold Mountains International Mining
    • H.I.S. Co.
    • Hakuhodo
    • Harvey Nichols
    • Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
    • Huawei Technologies
    • Invengo Technology
    • Itochu Corporation
    • Jadeja Partners
    • Japan Tobacco
  • JG Summit Holdings
  • John Crane
  • JSR
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Kao Corporation
  • Kerry APMEA
  • Kirin Holdings
  • Kobayashi Pharmaceutical
  • Koki Holdings
  • Korea Yakult
  • Kuraray
  • Lincoln International
  • LINE Corporation
  • Marubeni Corporation
  • Metan Company Limited
  • Midea Group
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Logistics Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co.
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • Mount Vernon Sanctuary
  • NEC Corporation
  • New World Development
  • NIPSEA Group
  • NR Instant Produce PCL
  • Oakwood Hotel & Residence Sri Racha
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Omron Corporation
  • Orica
  • Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Panasonic
  • Petronas
  • Prudential Corporation Asia
  • PT Pupuk Kalimantan Timur
  • Saibu Gas
  • Samsung Electronics
  • Sanofi
  • Screen Holdings
  • Seibu Holdings
  • Seibu Holdings Inc.
  • Sekisui Chemical
  • SGS Singapore
  • Sinochem International
  • Sistema Asia Capital
  • Sodexo
  • Sojitz Corporation
  • Sonova China
  • Sony Imaging Products & Solutions
  • SPH
  • Stanton Road Partners
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Tadano
  • Telecel Group
  • Telstra
  • Tokyo Century
  • Tokyo Century Corporation
  • Tokyo Gas
  • Tongcheng Elong
  • TV Asahi
  • Yamaha Corporation

... and many others!


Japan M&A Forum is now a CPD certified event

5 CPD points can be claimed after attending the event

For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk