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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Banking & Finance: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu offers a successful practice advising on structured and real estate financing, with particular strength in banking regulatory matters. Experienced at advising on high-value acquisition finance deals. Additionally able to advise on high-value asset finance transactions. Counsel of choice for major domestic lenders and investors and international financial institutions. Key clients include MUFG Bank, Lone Star Funds, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

Strengths

A client praises the team's mezzanine financing work, saying: "Not only do they provide a high quality of service, but they're also extremely speedy."

A client reports: "Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu is the best law firm in terms of their level of understanding of asset management and buy-side clients, as well as financial regulatory environments."

Work highlights

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu acted for MUFG Bank as lender counsel in Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation's JPY1.5 trillion acquisition of NTT DOCOMO.

Notable practitioners

Jiro Mikami of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu acts for both borrowers and lenders and has established himself as a leading acquisition finance figure. He wins praise from his clients, with one branding him "an extremely smart lawyer who can provide ahigh quality of service" and another attesting that "we feel extremely secure with him; we get appropriate advice on projects that require advanced business judgement."

Satoshi Inoue 's practice maintains a heavy structured finance focus. A source remarks: "He's well known in the market; I really respect him."

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Overview

We handle all manner of loans and other credit related transactions including syndicated loans, non-recourse loans, derivatives, aircraft and ship financing and foreign trades financing. Our firm provides high-quality legal services, advising on all aspects of Japan’s banking laws and practice, including structuring and drafting documentation that are carefully prepared to address the various funding needs, transaction types and asset categories of domestic and foreign corporations and financial institutions. We also deal with structured finance, acquisition finance, project finance transactions, real estate finance and derivatives.

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Banking & Finance: Domestic

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

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Location

JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku,

2-7-2 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-7036

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Banking & Finance: Domestic


Jiro Mikami
Band 1
Satoshi Inoue
Band 3