In the last 5 years, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&As) has become popular among small- or medium-sized Japanese companies. Some companies struggle to find successors for the founders who are reaching retirement age. Others seek a buyer for their business as an exit option. The above trends provide attractive M&A opportunities for foreign companies.

  • Finding potential companies for acquisition—Working with M&A advisory firms
  • Identifying the best scheme from a business, tax, and accounting point of view
  • Conducting due diligence of target companies
  • Drafting stock acquisition or business transfer contracts