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Provided by Alan Cannon

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Partner in the Firm's Tokyo office. Advises on a broad range of capital markets transactions, including securities offerings registered in the US, global initial public offerings by Japanese issuers and other international corporate finance transactions. Also experienced in cross-border M&A. Transactions include capital markets transactions for issuers such as ARUHI Corporation, Dai-ichi Life, Japan Airlines, Nissan, PHC Holdings, Suntory Holdings and Seven & i Holdings and the underwriters of offerings by LINE Corporation, Japan Post, MUFG, Nomura Holdings and SMFG.

Career

Joined Firm 1994; Partner, 2003.

Personal

Yale Law School (JD, 1994); Yale University (BA, magna cum laude, 1990).

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Capital Markets: International: US Law - Japan
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Band 1

Alan Cannon is an esteemed figure in the market, highly respected for his knowledge of high-profile equity and debt placements, including IPOs, REIT offerings, and Rule 144A and SEC-registered transactions. Market sources describe him as "a very reliable lawyer," who has "trust from bankers," while another says: "I'm impressed with his well-considered advice; and also from the client perspective he's very flexible."

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