Honda Motor Co., Ltd./Honda R&D Co., Ltd. - Integration of the motorcycle development division of Honda R&D

Yuki OiToshihito Yasaki
Practice Areas
M&AAutomotive & Auto Parts

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (“Honda”) [TSE: 7267 and NYSE: HMC] and Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (“Honda R&D”) on the integration of the motorcycle development division of Honda R&D, Honda’s consolidated subsidiary, with Honda (The “Reorganisation”). The Reorganisation was a simplified absorption-type company split in which Honda was the succeeding company and Honda R&D was the split company.
The purpose of the Reorganisation was to ensure that projects are consistently implemented from planning to mass-production, with the aim of enhancing competitiveness.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Honda and Honda R&D was led by partner Yuki Oi and counsel Toshihito Yasaki.