Professionals

Recent activities

2/2019

Corpus Juris M&A - Completely Revised Edition (first volume) (second volume)

Books

Education

2011
University of Virginia, School of Law (LL.M.)
2002
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2018 -
Lecturer, Keio University Law School
2017 -
Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
2011 - 2012
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York

Major Cases

2019

Shidax Corporation - Capital and business alliance with Unison Capital Partners IV, LPS and Unison Capital Partners IV(F), L.P.

2019

KDDI Corporation - Subscription for shares in Jibun Bank Corporation and planned commencement of tender offer for shares in kabu.com Securities Co., Ltd.

2019

INCJ, Ltd. - Follow-on investment in Dynamic Map Platform Co., Ltd.

2018

ITOCHU Corporation: Capital and business alliance with FreakOut Holdings

2018

ITOCHU Corporation: Acquisition of shares of FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd. through a tender offer

2018

Raysum Co., Ltd.: Acquisition of its own shares through a tender offer

2018

Raysum Co., Ltd.: Sale of stake in four subsidiary companies

2018

Rakuten, Inc.: Group reorganization

2018

Soko Seiren Co., Ltd.: Sale of stake in Soko Seiren Mexicana, S.A. DE C. V. to Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc.

2018

Toshiba Corporation: Sale of stake in Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd. to Sharp Corporation

2018

Shidax Corporation - Sale of stake in Shidax Community Corporation and issuance of preferred stock

2018

OPTEX GROUP Co., Ltd. - Agreement to acquire further stake in CCS Inc.

2017 - 2018

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation: Integration of Mitsubishi Electric’s particle therapy system business into Hitachi, Ltd.

2017 - 2018

Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. - Investment in PeptiStar Inc.

2017 - 2018

ITOCHU Corporation: Joint tender offer for shares of Pocket Card Co., Ltd., followed by delisting of Pocket Card

2017

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan: Investment in Dynamic Map Platform

2016

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan: Integration of Polyolefin Film Businesses