Cases

Yamato Kogyo Co., Ltd. - Acquisition of a stake in Posco SS Vina Joint Stock Co.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Yamato Kogyo Co., Ltd. [TSE: 5444], a Japan-based steel manufacturing company, on its agreement to acquire a 49% stake in Vietnam-based steel products manufacturer Posco SS Vina Joint Stock Co. (“Posco SS Vina”) from South Korean-based Posco [KRX: 005490]. Following the acquisition, Posco SS Vina will be renamed Posco Yamato Vina Steel Joint Stock Co.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Yamato Kogyo was led by partners Yuichiro Hirota, Kazuhide Ohya and Ha Hoang Loc, counsel Akira Hiramatsu, and foreign attorney Michael Douglas.