Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has extensive experience in representing Japanese and international clients in their M&A transactions in Japan and around the world. Our clients include global financial institutions, multinational corporations and private equity funds. Our particular strength lies in the area of complex cross-border M&A transactions, acting for international clients in their M&A activities in Japan and for Japanese corporations expanding abroad. Our experience also comprises structuring venture capital, private equity, joint venture and strategic investment transactions, usually with a cross-border element. We also have experience in corporate reorganization matters, both in the bankruptcy and the non-bankruptcy context.
The international depth of our Firm is evidenced by the fact that many of AM&T's 300 Japanese lawyers are qualified as lawyers and/or have practical work experience at leading law firms in such jurisdictions as the US, the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, Germany, France, Belgium, China, India, Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia. AM&T also has a team of international lawyers qualified in various jurisdictions around the world, ranging from the US to China, the UK to the Philippines, who work hand in hand with our Japanese attorneys in ensuring the success of our clients' M&A transactions. We have a long track record of collaborating with our network of premier global law firms, through which we reliably and efficiently provide our clients with access to the best lawyers in each jurisdiction.
Our M&A practice is highly ranked by reputable legal publications. Some of our awards and rankings include the "M&A Deal of the Year" by Asian Legal Business for the excellence in M&A transaction in Japan for 2009 and some of our lawyers have been named as "The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers" from Law Business Research.
Our specific areas of practice include:
- Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances
- Corporate Reorganizations
- Early Stage/Emerging Company Representation
- Venture Capital Funds
- Fund Formation and Regulatory Advice
- Private Equity Fund M&A