Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu provides prompt and expert legal service in the areas of restructuring and insolvency of failing companies and companies experiencing financial difficulty, not only to the distressed companies themselves but also to various interested parties such as creditors, sponsors, parent companies, investors and business partners. In particular, we provide legal service of high quality in a timely manner to assist our clients in all circumstances they encounter with respect to restructuring or insolvency, through strategically assembling and coordinating teams of lawyers specializing in not only M&A and finance but also tax, intellectual property, real estate/J-REIT, antitrust law and labor law.
Our practice in the area of restructuring and insolvency includes filing of petitions for and responding to legal insolvency proceedings, i.e., civil rehabilitation, corporate reorganization, bankruptcy, special liquidation, etc., and providing services related to private arrangements. However, we are not limited to traditional legal services. Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu also provides strategic and practical advices to various interested parties. Our experience includes advising a public revitalization assistance organization and other interested parties on recent DIP type corporate reorganizations, business revitalization ADR (alternative dispute resolution) proceedings, and restructuring cases in which a public revitalization assistance organization is involved.
In addition, we provide comprehensive advice on corporate strategies for companies experiencing financial difficulty to assist them in revitalizing their businesses without initiating insolvency proceedings, from planning to execution. For example, we have abundant experience in crafting and has gained recognition for its M&A strategies for restructuring. We provide comprehensive legal services, from planning the best transaction structure through execution of such transaction, utilizing the most updated knowledge of M&A, and taking into consideration the specific interests of various parties involved. Also, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu has assisted in the restructuring of many companies through the use of latest financial techniques and know-how, i.e., DIP finance, ABL (asset based lending), DES (debt-equity swap), DDS (debt-debt swap), DPT (discounted pay off), etc., from a financial point of view.