Corporate M&A 2019

Last Updated: 10 June 2019

Corporate M&A 2019 - Comparisons

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Last Updated: 16 April 2019

Contributors:
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
(Law and Practice)

TMI Associates
(Trends and Developments)


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Contributors:
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
(Law and Practice)

TMI Associates
(Trends and Developments)


About the contributors:
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

has a corporate M&A team that consists of approximately 70 partners and counsel, and 120 associates. The majority of the team is based at the main office in Tokyo, although there are M&A team members at the domestic branch offices in Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka, as well as at the international branch ... offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok (Chandler MHM Limited), Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta (AKSET Law MHM Jakarta Desk). The firm has a full-service M&A practice that handles mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and corporate alliances in a wide variety of industries and sectors, including domestic and cross-border transactions (inbound and outbound), listed company and private equity and venture capital transactions, friendly and hostile transactions, going-private transactions, MBOs, acquisition finance and takeover strategies. In recent years, the firm has been particularly active in cross-border transactions between Japan and South and Southeast Asian countries. The firm’s M&A lawyers often team up with lawyers with expertise in other key practice areas to assist with M&A transactions involving distressed or insolvent companies, as well as M&A-related litigation and arbitration.


TMI Associates

has, since its establishment in 1990, worked to distinguish itself from other Japanese law firms and to recast the image of lawyers and patent/trade mark attorneys. During the past 28 years, the firm has experienced rapid organic growth, both in terms of size and geographic coverage, while ... maintaining its progressive culture. Starting with 43 personnel, including ten lawyers and two patent attorneys, TMI now has 418 lawyers and 79 patent/trade mark attorneys among a total of 851 personnel, and has become one of the five largest law firms in Japan. In addition to domestic branch offices in Nagoya, Osaka and Kobe, the firm has branch offices overseas, in Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Yangon, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Silicon Valley and London.