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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. - Integration of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi is advising Honda Motor Co., Ltd. [TSE: 7267 and NYSE: HMC] (“Honda”) on the agreement between Honda and Hitachi, Ltd. [TSE: 6501], Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. (“Hitachi Automotive Systems”), Keihin Corporation [TSE: 7251] (“Keihin”), Showa Corporation [TSE: 7274] (“Showa”) and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. [TSE: 7230] (“Nissin”), regarding the management integration of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Keihin, Showa and Nissin to strengthen the development and distribution of global and competitive solutions in the areas of connectivity, autonomous, sharing/subscription and electrification (CASE).

The integration will create the third-largest auto-parts supplier in Japan, with combined annual sales of approximately JPY 1.7 trillion (approximately USD 15.5 billion).

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Honda is led by partners Naoko Shimura, Yuki Oi, Azusa Nakajima, Tomohiro Takagi, Takeshi Nemoto and Shingo Yamada, and counsel Kazuya Oishi, Toshihito Yazaki, Satoshi Niki and Tsukasa Tahara.