Corporate and M&A boutique Hibiya-Nakata focuses on Japanese outbound and inbound M&A. It is regularly retained by major banks and leading corporations in Japan for high-profile outbound deals. In spite of being a smaller-sized firm, Hibiya-Nakata prides itself on the quality of work provided, especially in cross-border M&A work. Key figures include Nobuo Nakata and Tatsuya Soeda.

Client feedback 

Nobuo Nakata 

“The lawyer has a positive and well-regarded reputation.” 

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Advised Tohbu Network on its acquisition of Tohoku Sanko 

Advised CareerIndex on its acquisition of majority shares in ContractS 

Advised Asahi Kasei Medical on its acquisition of US-based biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisation Bionova Scientific 

Key clients 

Appirits, Meiko Electronics, WAQ, Yukon Capital Partners.