We provide legal services for M&A transactions by appropriately responding to varied client needs.


We have deep experience and knowledge in handling and advising in disputes in connection with M&A such as a petition for determination of share price in connection with squeeze-out of minority shareholders and a lawsuit challenging the validity of hostile takeover bids (including a case in which the validity of exercise of a measure against a take-over bid was challenged).

We also provide legal services necessary for M&A transactions, such as structuring, analysis of friendly takeover bids and intra-group reorganizations, and engaging in legal due diligence, preparing contracts, press-releases and other documents, analyzing and advising on legal risks of management by responding to varied client needs in M&A transactions with the prospect of handling disputes by using our accumulated know-how from the extensive experience and accomplishments.

Further, we also render services of formulating efficient and effective structure and scheduling, arrangement with related parties, negotiation with related governmental authorities and parties. We also provide legal services not only for M&A transactions implemented in Japan but also cross-border M&A transactions such as acquisition of Japanese company shares by foreign companies and vice versa.