Acclaimed for its expertise catering to well-known domestic trading houses and banks on an array of international M&A matters. Highly proficient in tender offers and share acquisitions as well as equity investments, joint ventures and business integrations. Adept in tackling SEC registrations and tax aspects of cross-border acquisition transactions. Works for a number of clients in the finance, chemical and manufacturing sectors.
An impressed interviewee reports that the department shows "good commercial awareness and always tries to find a solution for the client."
One source highlights the team's ability to provide an "excellent service" on Japan-US transactions, commenting: "The lawyers understand US market practice and Japanese companies’ decision-making processes and concerns."
Acted for the CPP Investment Board in connection with its USD6.1 billion acquisition of Pattern Energy Group.
Karl Pires is involved in a range of public and private M&A transactions including acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. A source reports that he "not only has a top-rate knowledge of the law, he is also capable of understanding what we are doing and ultimately adds value to the way we decide to do it."
An interviewee singles out Masahisa Ikeda as an "eloquent speaker" with a "vast knowledge of M&A and capital markets transactions." He regularly assists multinational corporations and domestic conglomerates with their cross-border M&A transactions.
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