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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Banking & Finance: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Highly sought-after team offering expert advice on high-value financings. Broad expertise covers project and debt financing in a range of sectors, including energy and real estate. Trusted for its expertise in regulatory issues and for its experience working on significant cross-border matters.

Strengths

Clients speak enthusiastically about the prompt service they receive and describe the team as "excellent in issue-spotting and documentation."

They also appreciate the group being "highly motivated to meet the clients' needs in a commercially reasonable manner."

Work highlights

Acted on the privatisation of several Hokkaido airports, by providing financing advice to Ernst & Young ShinNihon in conjunction with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and the local governments of Asahikawa City and Obihiro City.

Notable practitioners

Isao Shindo is a regulatory specialist who "represents many trust banks." Commentators consider him "a great lawyer."

Respondents consider Kunihiko Morishita to be "quite excellent in financial markets work" and make special mention of his expertise in regulatory issues, noting that he is "eminent in this field."

Satoshi Inoue is "very well known in M&A finance" and often noted for his leveraged buyout expertise. Interviewees applaud his "ample knowledge, experience and skills on MBO and LBO finance."

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Overview

‚ÄčAnderson Mori & Tomotsune is widely acclaimed by domestic and international clients and peers for its leading banking practice. We handle a wide variety of banking and financing transactions ranging from traditional bank transactions to sophisticated financing arrangements on behalf of private and public sector banking clients inside and outside of Japan. Our legal solutions operate at the cutting edge of the industry.

We advise on corporate and syndicated loans, secured transactions, asset-based lending, factoring, structured finance, project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, DIP finance and other financial transactions, as well as repurchase transactions and securities lending. Based on our extensive experience in a broad range of financial transactions, we proactively represent our clients in all stages of the financing life-cycle, from structuring, thorough examination of relevant legal and regulatory issues, documentation, negotiation and closing.

In addition, we advise our domestic and overseas banking clients on financial regulations and various business laws and regulations for their day-to-day operations, new business expansion and reorganization. We also advise on various legal issues related to financial settlement systems, foreign exchange systems, application of laws of different jurisdictions (i.e., international private law), cross-border transactions and intercompany financing transactions within a global group of companies.

Banking & Finance: Domestic Department

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

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Otemachi Park Building, 1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku,

1-1-1 Otemachi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-8136

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Japan

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Satoshi Inoue
Band 2

Banking & Finance: Domestic Firms: Financial Services Regulation


Isao Shindo
Band 2
Kunihiko Morishita
Band 2