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.