Ryu Umezu

Ryu Umezu

Managing Partner

Ryu Umezu specializes in finance, securities and capital market transactions, investments (including corporate, business and real property acquisitions), investment funds and regulatory matters for financial institutions and investment funds. As a capital markets specialist, he has prominent record in advising IPOs, listings, equity offerings and debt offerings in Japan as well as at the markets out of Japan including the US, UK, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore and Israel. He advises a number of major global and Japanese financial institutions.

Umezu Ryu

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Practice Groups

  • Capital Markets Group


1996‐2001 IBM Corporation (JPY Bonds Offering)
2003 Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (HKSE Listing and IPO)
Innolux Corporation (formerly Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corporation) (HKSE Listing and IPO)
Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited (HKSE Listing and IPO)
2004 Air China Limited (HKSE Listing and IPO)
Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (HKSE Listing and IPO)
2004‐2013 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPY Bonds Offering)
2005 MediciNova, Inc. (Hercules Listing, Osaka Securities Exchange)
Shanghai Electric Group Company Limited (HKSE Listing and IPO)
Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. (HKSE Listing and IPO)
China Construction Bank Corporation (HKSE Listing and IPO)
China Cosco Holdings Company Limited (HKSE Listing and IPO)
Link Real Estate Investment Trust (formerly The Link Real Estate Investment Trust) (HKSE Listing and IPO)
2006 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (HKSE Listing and IPO)
China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. (HKSE Listing and IPO)
2006 ‐ 2015 Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (JPY Bonds Offering)
2007 China Boqi Environmental (Holding) Co., Ltd (Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section Listing)
2007 ‐ 2017 National Australia Bank Limited (JPY Bonds Offering)
2009 ‐ 2013 Republic of Poland (JPY Bonds Offering)
2012 ‐ 2018 BPCE S.A. (JPY Bonds Offering)
2013 Xyec Holdings Co., Ltd. (Catalist Primary Listing, Singapore Exchange)
FRONTEO, Inc. (formerly UBIC, Inc.) (NASDAQ Listing)
2015 ‐ 2017 Macquarie Bank Limited (JPY Pro-Bond)
2017 Okura Holdings Limited (HKSE Primary Listing)
Techpoint, Inc.(Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Listing)


Mar 1989 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Apr 1991 Joined Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Jan 2000 Became a partner of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Apr 2023 - Managing Partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune



Cross Border Transactions Chambers and Partners
Feb 26, 2019
Sep 6, 2012


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1991)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English