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Nishimura & Asahi has advised Japanese insurance company Sompo Holdings on its $500 million investment in Silicon Valley data analytics company Palantir Technologies.
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Japan‘s Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) has continued its expansion in Southeast Asia after entering into a formal law alliance (FLA) with Singapore firm DOP Law Corporation.
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Japanese firm Nishimura & Asahi has broken ground as the first of the country’s Big Four to open a branch in Europe.
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SoftBank Corp has announced plans to merge internet subsidiary Yahoo Japan with Korean messaging app operator Line Corp to create a $30 billion tech group, as it strives to compete more effectively with local rival Rakuten and U.S. tech powerhouses.
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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Hogan Lovells have advised U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials on its agreement to buy Japanese peer Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR & Co Inc, with Nishimura & Asahi and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett counselling the sellers.
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Nishimura & Asahi and Ashurst have advised Nisshin Seifun Group and its subsidiary Nisshin Flour Milling on their $950 million acquisition of Allied Pinnacle from Pacific Equity Partners, which was represented by Gilbert + Tobin.
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Japanese Big Four law firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is set to continue its expansion across Southeast Asia after announcing an office in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City.
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Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi is set to open an office in New York City, its first in the Western Hemisphere.
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Nishimura & Asahi have advised Japanese flea market app operator Mercari on its $1.2 billion IPO, the nation’s biggest such share sale so far this year.
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Japanese firm Nishimura & Asahi has hired Lars Markert as a foreign law counsel in its Tokyo office from German firm Gleiss Lutz, where he was an associate partner in the Stuttgart office.