Cases

Rakuten Inc. - Acquisition of majority stake in KonMari Media, Inc.

Professionals
Yoshiyuki MiyashitaTatsuya TanigawaMakoto ShimizuStephen D. Bohrer
Date
2019
Practice Areas
M&AIP Transactions

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Rakuten Inc. (“Rakuten”) [TSE: 4755], one of the world’s largest ecommerce companies, on its acquisition of a majority shareholding in KonMari Media, Inc., the lifestyle brand founded by tidying guru Marie Kondo. 

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Rakuten was led by corporate partners Tatsuya Tanigawa, Makoto Shimizu and NY LLP partner Stephen D. Bohrer, working with intellectual property partner Yoshiyuki Miyashita.