Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations

Ensuring successful M&A outcomes drawing on our expertise, experience, and creativity

We handle a diverse range of matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, investments, restructurings, and corporate alliances across various industries and sectors around the world. To meet our clients’ M&A needs, we offer seamless and integrated service for the whole transaction process, including the evaluation of business opportunities, participation in sales processes as buyers or sellers, conducting due diligence, and the structuring, negotiation, and completion of the transaction.

Our lawyers have advised on some of the largest and most complex cross-border transactions and can draw on their extensive experience in managing and conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, and communicating and liaising with applicable regulatory authorities. Our lawyers are regularly seconded to governmental agencies and regulatory bodies and are involved in the development of Japanese laws and regulations relating to M&A.

We are particularly well positioned to handle large and complex transactions that require the quick assembly of a team of lawyers with expertise across a range of practice areas. We are able to draw upon our size and breadth of practice areas; our extensive experience in a variety of business sectors; the strong relationships we enjoy with Japanese regulatory authorities, stock exchanges, and industry experts; and our deep understanding of the Japanese court system. Whether it is a matter of corporate law, finance, labor, antitrust, tax, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, bankruptcy, or other area of law, we have the lawyers suited to serve our clients’ needs.

Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations:People

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Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations:Newsletters

Turnaround ADR (1) ~ the most common out-of-court workout process for large companies ~

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Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations:News

Top rankings received from IFLR1000 2023
MHM receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2023
Shuhei Uchida is listed in “Dealmakers of Asia 2022” by ALB
Shuhei Uchida is listed in “Dealmakers of Asia 2022” by ALB
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2022
Firm News
Represented ENEOS Corporation in its historic acquisition of Japan Renewable Energy Corporation

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Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations:Seminars

Jul. 11, 2023External Seminars
"Current Status and Key Points of Carve-out M&A (Part 60): Commentary Focusing on Complex Multinational Carve-out Cases"
Nov. 1, 2022External Seminars
"Public vs private: the cost / benefit of being a public company"
Jul. 15, 2020MHM Seminars
"Making European Investments a Long-Term Success:Post-merger integration amid COVID-19 – with a view on Germany"
Feb. 13, 2020External Seminars
"European M&A Seminar for Japanese Expats"
Jan. 29, 2020MHM Seminars
"Digital Health and Law"

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Mergers and Acquisitions/Reorganizations:Publications

Magazine Article
"Outline of 'Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers' "
Magazine Article
"Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers and Board of Directors Responses to Acquisition Proposals - Focusing on Chapter 3 of the Guidelines"
Magazine Article
"Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers - For Development of Fair M&A Rules"
"In-Depth: Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation Edition 4 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Overview and Future Outlook of 'Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers' "

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