Interview

Japan's Surging Outbound M&A Shows No Sign Of Slowing

Law360 (May 24, 2019, 10:02 AM EDT) -- Robust outbound deal-making by Japanese buyers is poised to hit new heights, as cheap financing abounds and companies look overseas for growth amid growing pressure from shareholder activists, according to a team of new partners in Latham's Tokyo office.  

The push for cross-border deals is not likely to slow, especially since buyers have access to financing at extremely low rates, noted Noah Carr, one of three new Latham & Watkins LLP partners to join the firm in Tokyo from Morrison & Foerster LLP.

"There's a few factors coming together to make Japanese M&A and particularly outbound M&A at the moment....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!