With one of the largest legal teams in Japan, we bring a wealth of practical knowledge focused on the singular purpose of providing high quality legal services.


Our lawyers have authored or co-authored a number of newsletters, articles, books and other materials covering a wide range of legal areas to address the latest legal developments and increasingly diverse and complex issues.


We regularly hold seminars and offer lectures through various formats, such as online streaming.


Acquisition Finance

Since the dawn of history of acquisition finance in Japan, we have provided legal services for LBOs, MBOs, mezzanine products (including corporate mezzanine), refinancings, recapitalization transactions, share financing and other various types of domestic and cross-border acquisition finance transactions and have handled a broad range of groundbreaking acquisition finance transactions in Japan. We provide high-quality legal services regarding all aspects of acquisition financing, including, but not limited to, structuring, drafting and negotiation of term sheets, commitment letters and relevant contracts, researching relevant foreign laws and regulations, and responding to a variety of needs in acquisition finance transactions, for our various clients, which include sponsors, senior lenders and mezzanine financers. In recent years, we have been actively involved in cross-border acquisition finance transactions for out-bound buyouts by Japanese clients, including drafting and negotiation of relevant contracts in English.

Acquisition Finance Related Awards

Acquisition Finance Related Seminars

Acquisition Finance Related Publications