Sanno Park Tower 12F (Reception) and 14F,
11-1, Nagatacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-6114, Japan

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: G06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line: N06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: C07 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (3 minutes’ walk)

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line: M14 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (10 minutes’ walk through Chiyoda Line platform)

M&A

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and strategic alliances are among the major practice areas of Ushijima & Partners. We provide legal services in many domestic and international M&A transactions and have experience in representing acquirers as well as target companies. The target companies are in widely varied industries, including banking, insurance, securities, IT, e-commerce, electric, electronic components, electricity, renewable energy, automotive, shipbuilding, marine vessel, logistics, chemical, medical, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacies, education, paper, trading, restaurants, human resources, entertainment, retailing, hotel, selling and leasing of real estate, REIT, broadcasting, etc.

Our firm has the know-how and resources capable of providing diversified and practical legal services on all phases of M&A transactions, including structuring the deal, legal due diligence investigations of the target companies, negotiation and preparation of contracts, and negotiations with the relevant authorities.

Particularly, U&P has the advantage of being able to flexibly assemble a team of lawyers depending on the size and nature of the projects by, for example, involving lawyers with expertise in relevant legal areas such as the relevant business laws, labor and employment law, tax law, intellectual property-related laws or antitrust law, and practices of special corporations, such as medical corporations and J-REITs, that differ from general business companies.

News

An English article on due diligence written by Hiroshi Watanabe, Rikisuke Yamanaka, Naoki Hieda, Takashi Osawa and Chihiro Tominaga was published in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law.

Shin Ushijima delivered a lecture on corporate governance at Zaikai Business Club hosted by ZAIKAI Co., Ltd.

Our firm and lawyers received high evaluations in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Guide.

An article on the importance of environmental due diligence in M&A/real estate transactions, written by Kenji Sarukura, was posted on “BUSINESS LAWYERS.”

An article on M&A of medical corporations, written by Hiroyuki Yamauchi, was posted on “BUSINESS LAWYERS.”

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Yomiuri Shimbun.

An article on business succession of medical corporations (Part II), written by Hiroyuki Yamauchi, was posted on “BUSINESS LAWYERS.”

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Osaka Yomiuri Shimbun.

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Sankei Shimbun morning edition.

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Osaka Yomiuri Shimbun.

Shin Ushijima’s comment was posted on JIJI PRESS NEWS.

Shin Ushijima’s comment was posted on Sankei Shimbun Digital.

An article on business succession of medical corporations (Part I), written by Hiroyuki Yamauchi, was posted on “BUSINESS LAWYERS.”

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Osaka Yomiuri Shimbun.

Shin Ushijima’s comment was published in the Mainichi Shimbun.

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