Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Capital Markets: Domestic Department

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We have built our solid position as the Asian leading law firm in the capital markets area, and frequently act in mega cutting-edge deals of equity, debt and J-REIT offerings, and tender offers and other share transactions. We also advise on disclosure, corporate governance, response to activist shareholders, investigations on accounting fraud and insider trading and securities litigation. We consistently receive the highest evaluation from the market players.

Our recent deals include concurrent global IPOs of Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd., Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd. and Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. (2015), the first listing of an infrastructure fund on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by Takara Leben Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (2016), the first listing and public offering by a foreign company using the Japan Depository Receipt structure (2017), a global IPO by SoftBank Corp. (2018), an USD-denominated senior notes debut offering by Toyota Industries Corporation (2018).

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Sato, Masanori (Head of Department)

Suzuki, Katsumasa (Head of Department)

Ehira, Akira

Fujitsu, Yasuhiko

Katsuyuki, Tainaka

Kumagai, Masakazu

Nemoto, Toshimitsu

Omoto, Taro