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Advises clients from a broad spectrum of sectors including technology, insurance, manufacturing and life sciences. Utilises its global network to provide seamless advice to Japanese clients buying and selling abroad, and on inbound transactions for US clients. Recently active on behalf of Asia-based private equity houses.
Sources say the "reliable" team renders "very practical advice" and provides an "efficient working style and good communication skills, both in English and Japanese."
Acted for Hunt Companies on the sale of its commercial real estate finance subsidiary Hunt Real Estate Capital to ORIX Corporation USA.
Kaye Yoshino has experience handling corporate transactions, including cross-border matters. She has acted on behalf of domestic and international corporates and financial institutions, and is described as a "very strong" practitioner" who provides a "dedicated service."
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With more than 30 years of experience on the ground in Tokyo, we are a leader among U.S. law firms representing Japanese corporations and other Japanese institutions in cross-border transactions and in representing U.S. and other non-Japanese clients in connection with their activities in Japan. Our bilingual, bicultural Tokyo-based team is widely recognized for the excellence of its cross-border M&A practice in Japan and its work advising Japanese companies issuing securities in the U.S. and other global markets. We also have deep expertise in investment fund formations and cross-border restructurings. We have been involved in a number of landmark corporate matters, including the largest-ever acquisition of a Japanese company by a non-Japanese firm; the first tender offer in Japan for a JREIT; one of the largest mergers in Japanese history forming one of the biggest global financial institutions; and the first “PIPE” (private investment in public equity) transaction in Japan by a private equity investor.