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Asia-Pacific 2022
Japan Corporate/M&A: Domestic
2
Band 2

4 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A: Domestic - Japan
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

TMI Associates regularly assists corporations with domestic and cross-border transfers, management and leveraged buyouts and other M&A transactions. Offers support in joint ventures, share exchanges and the establishment of special purpose companies. Maintains a proven track record advising banks, private equity firms and insurers, in addition to public companies across various industries. Noted for its defence work in shareholder activism matters.

Work Highlights

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  • TMI Associates acted for UNIZO Holdings in all aspects of its USD1.91 billion tender offer for shares in Lone Star Global Acquisitions.

Notable Practitioners

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Masakazu Iwakura
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Masakazu Iwakura
2
Band 2

Masakazu Iwakura is a very well-known corporate lawyer who has over three decades of experience handling transactions across a wide range of sectors. His expertise extends to handling the contentious aspects of corporate matters.

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Takushi Saito
4
Band 4

Takushi Saito is regularly involved in share acquisitions and tender offers, and also has experience on squeeze-out transactions and other takeovers.

Tatsuhiro Takahara
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Tatsuhiro Takahara
4
Band 4

Tatsuhiro Takahara is known for his work on a diverse range of transactions. He is routinely instructed by companies and private equity clients to advise on joint ventures, share acquisitions and venture capital mandates. An interviewee praises his "timely and appropriate advice," adding: "He is client-oriented."

Takashi Toichi
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Takashi Toichi
4
Band 4

Takashi Toichi offers extensive experience in handling cross-border instructions. He draws on dual corporate and capital markets expertise to handle a diverse range of transactions.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Corporate/M&A: Domestic

Masakazu Iwakura
2
Masakazu Iwakura
2
Band 2
Takashi Toichi
4
Takashi Toichi
4
Band 4
4
Takushi Saito
4
Band 4
Tatsuhiro Takahara
4
Tatsuhiro Takahara
4
Band 4