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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts: Sale of Kokusai Electric Corporation to Applied Materials, Inc.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (“KKR”), the global investment firm, on its sale of Kokusai Electric Corporation to Applied Materials, Inc. [NASDAQ: AMAT], one of the world’s leading suppliers of machines used to make semiconductors, for USD 2.2 billion.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising KKR was led by partners Asa Shinkawa, Hideo Horikoshi, Takahiko Date and Makoto Shimizu.