Japan Roundtable: Rising From the East
A number of major Japanese firms recently announced overseas expansion plans. While some were bolstering their existing presence in the ASEAN region, others were looking further afield - in Europe and the United States, for example – with the aim of becoming global players. ALB speaks to some of the firms about the strategic considerations underpinning their decisions, and their game plans going forward.
S&C, N&A, STB, AMT act on Japan’s largest IPO since 2018
Nishimura & Asahi and Sullivan & Cromwell are advising Rakuten Bank on its planned 106.8-billion-yen ($807 million) initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s prime market, with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Anderson Mori & Tomostune acting for the underwriters.