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Shionogi & Co., Ltd. - Tender offer for shares in UMN Pharma Inc.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Japanese pharmaceutical company Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (“Shionogi”) [TSE: 4507] on the launch of its tender offer for the common shares and share options of UMN Pharma Inc. (“UMN Pharma”) [TSE: 4585], a vaccine developer based in Akita prefecture, as a part of a transaction to make UMN Pharma a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shionogi.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Shionogi was led by partner Yuichiro Hirota, counsel Mitsutoshi Sugihara, and associates Yasuna Itane, Satoshi Omura, Haruhi Abe, Hiroki Azuma, and Sakurako Tojo.