5th Annual Japan M&A Forum

Conrad Tokyo & Online
29 October 2021

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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.

400
Delegates
250
Organisations
120
Corporates
25
Speakers
17
Countries
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
  • YAMASHIN-FILTER. Corp.

... and many others!