Mikito Ishida


Mikito Ishida

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Work Highlights

  • Represented Invesco Group​ in connection with its acquisition of Invesco Office J-REIT (June 2021)
  • MBO of Aderans Company Limited (October 2016)
  • Mizkan Holdings' acquisition of pasta sauces business under the Ragu and ​Bertolli brands from Unilever group ​(2014)

Mikito Ishida:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)
Firm receives award at IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022

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Mikito Ishida:News

Public Service
Firm's lawyers submit a report for "Research on Securing Human Resources for Start-ups" commissioned by METI for FY 2023
MHM advises on the launch of a new company that enables an increase in, and supports the growth of, “Zebra companies” that seek to resolve social issues and also achieve sustainable management
Firm News
Eleven new partners and twelve new counsels

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Mikito Ishida:Publications

Magazine Article
"Technology M&A 2024"
"The Venture Capital Law 3rd Edition - Japan Chapter"
”Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, 2nd edition”

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Mikito Ishida:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (B.S.Econ., 1996)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (1996-2002)
  • Mobile Internet Capital, Inc., Investment Officer (2002-2006)
  • Unbalance Corporation, Board Member (2008-2009)
  • The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • Stanford Law School (LL.M. in Corporate Governance & Practice, 2015)
  • with Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York (2015-2016)

Major Activities

  • Director of CFA Society Japan (2018-2020)
  • Vice President of CFA Society Japan (2019-2020)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2010; New York, 2016
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Other Qualifications

Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA, 1999)
CFA charterholder (2001)