Capital Markets: International Department

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Widely recognised as leading the field in capital markets in Japan, our reputation is based on our ability to structure innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

Linklaters offers clients a one-stop service in debt, equity-linked, high yield debt, regulatory capital, retail debt and equity. We advise issuers and underwriters on domestic and international offerings of debt, equity and equity-linked securities. Our experience includes convertible and exchangeable bonds, IPOs and equities, J-REITs, regulatory capital securities, corporate hybrid securities, samurai bonds, moving strike warrants, medium term notes, and other domestic and international securities issues.

In the space of securitisation and structured finance, we continue to advise on a full range of deals including derivatives, securitisation, repackaging, trusts and corporate finance matters. We pride ourselves in that we are the only true structured product practice in Tokyo and, further, we are the only such team having a dedicated team offering joint-law (Japanese and English law) expertise. We are at the leading edge of product development and industry developments, being heavily involved in the development of ISDA and other global standard documentation.