Rakuten, Inc.: Sale of O-net, Inc.

Tatsuya TanigawaMakoto Shimizu
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Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Rakuten, Inc. (“Rakuten”) [TSE: 4755] on the sale of shares of O-net, Inc. (“O-net”) held by Rakuten to a new company which will be established by Polaris Capital Group., Ltd. (“Polaris”).

O-net has provided matchmaking services for marriage for its members for over 38 years.  Polaris is a Japan-based private equity firm engaged in the management of private equity funds, which assists in the restructuring and rebuilding of corporations.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Rakuten was led by partners Tatsuya Tanigawa and Makoto Shimizu