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David Azcue

Tokyo, Japan Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers
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Investment Funds: Registered Foreign Lawyers - Japan

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David Azcue receives endorsements from sources for his Japanese language capabilities and sophisticated understanding of Asian private equity markets and fund formation.
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David Azcue is a Partner in Simpson Thacher's Tokyo office, and co-heads the Firm's Private Funds Practice in Japan. He joined the Firm in 2006 and has spent 14 years in the Firm’s Tokyo office and 2 years in the Firm’s Beijing office. David’s practice focuses on advising fund sponsors in connection with all aspects of fundraising across a broad range of strategies. He also advises sponsors on structuring, financing, operations, and other related matters. He represented many of the leading sponsors and asset managers in Japan and across Asia.

Professional Memberships

- New York State Bar Association

- Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Publications

- Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide: Alternative Funds (Japan)–Trends and Developments 2020 and 2021 editions (2020 ed. co-author with Lily Rasel)

- Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide: Alternative Funds (Japan) – Law and Practice 2020 ed. (co-author with Keiko Shimizu and Koichiro Yoshimura) and 2021 ed. (co-author with Keiko Shimizu, Koichiro Yoshimura and Lily Rasel)

- Global Legal Insights, Fund Finance 2017 – Japan chapter (co-author with Makiko Harunari and Adam Furber)

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BA, University of Pennsylvania; JD, University of Michigan Law School. Fluent in Japanese and proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

Asia-Pacific
David Azcue

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower,

41st Floor

9-10, Roppongi 1-Chome

Minato-Ku

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106-0032

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Trends and Developments

Alternative Funds 2021 in Japan

Authors: David Azcue, Lily Rasel

Law and Practice

Alternative Funds 2021 in Japan

Authors: Keiko Shimizu, Koichiro Yoshimura, David Azcue, Lily Rasel

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