Chambers & Partners has detected the use of an ad blocker.
We make use of tailor-made ads to enhance your experience of our website.
Please 'whitelist' http://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Close
Asia-Pacific Guide
Firm Profile

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Firm Profile

Tokyo

  • Profile
  • Marunouchi Park Building
  • 2-6-1 Marunouchi
  • Chiyoda-ku
  • Tokyo
  • Tokyo-to
  • Japan
  • 100-8222

Firm profile submitted by Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Managing Partners: Hajime Tanahashi, Koichiro Iida, Yuto Matsumura
Number of partners: 103
Number of lawyers: 379
Languages: Japanese, English, Mandarin, French, Korean, Thai, German, Bahasa (Malay and Indonesia), Myanmar, Vietnamese

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is one of the largest full-service international law firms headquartered in Tokyo with branch offices in Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka, as well as overseas offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Yangon and an MHM ‘Jakarta Desk’ in the offices of ASKET Law. The firm provides comprehensive assistance on cross-border transactions, litigation and other dispute resolution proceedings. A significant proportion of the firm’s work is international in nature and its clients include multinational corporations from a wide range of business sectors, including banking, insurance, finance, telecoms, information technology, real estate and manufacturing.

The firm’s recent representations have included:
■ Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in the execution of a strategic alliance agreement with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. under which Nissan will take a 34% equity stake in Mitsubishi Motors for JPY237 billion
■JX Holdings in its integration of the energy business with TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. by means of a share exchange
■Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. in its consolidation with Toyota Motor Corporation by means of a share exchange
■Johnson & Johnson in its acquisition of a 19.9% stake in Ci:z Holdings, the parent company of the Dr.Ci:Labo skin care brand
■Mitsui Life Insurance Company Limited in the JPY334.5 billion management integration with Nippon Life Insurance Company by means of a tender offer and subsequent squeeze-out
■Kirin Holdings (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in the USD560 million acquisition of Fraser & Neave’s majority stake in Myanmar Brewery Limited
■Daikin Industries Ltd. in the USD3.7 billion acquisition of Goodman Global Group, Inc., the US-based manufacturer and distributor of air-conditioning equipment
■THK Co., Ltd. in the USD400 million acquisition of TRW Automotive’s linkage and suspension business in North America and Europe
■Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd., Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd., and Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. in the JPY1.43 trillion concurrent global initial public offering of all three government-owned issuers
■SoftBank Group Corporation in its USD4 billion global bond offering
■Toyota Motor Corporation in its issuance of Class AA shares, which have unique and unprecedented features including, among others, the combination of fixed dividends and transfer restrictions
■Takara Leben Co. in the initial public offering of Takara Leben Infrastructure Fund, the first listed infrastructure fund in Japan
■SoftBank Group Corporation in its financings for the acquisition of Sprint NexTel Corporation (JPY1.98 trillion permanent loan) and ARM Holdings (JPY1 trillion bridge loan)
■Bain Capital Private Equity in its acquisition financings for Macromill Inc. (USD500 million) and Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari Co, Ltd.
■Accordia Golf Trust in its initial public offering of business trust units on the Singapore Stock Exchange and entire related financing scheme related.
■Lenders in the JPY76 billion project financing for an LNG plant (categorized as the largest class of Japanese GTCC power plants)
■Micron Technologies, Inc. in sponsoring the restructuring of Elpida Memory through a Japanese and US court supervised restructuring procedure
■Eksportfinans ASA, a Norwegian financial institution, in its successful defence of a lawsuit filed in Japan by US investment funds alleging a default in respect of samurai bonds
■Buffalo Inc. and other defendants in the successful defence of patent infringement litigation in Japan involving USB devices, as well as a successful action against the plaintiff for patent invalidation

Branches

  • Marunouchi Park Building,
  • 2-6-1 Marunouchi,
  • Chiyoda-ku,
  • Tokyo,
  • Tokyo-to
  • Japan
  • 100-8222
  • Tel +81 3 6212 8330
  • Fax +81 3 6212 8230
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website : www.mhmjapan.com
  • 17th Floor, Grand Front Osaka Tower A,
  • 4-20 Ofukacho, Kita-ku,
  • Osaka,
  • Osaka-fu
  • Japan
  • 530-0011
  • Tel +81 6 6377 9400
  • Fax +81 6 6377 9401
  • 9th Floor, Tenjin Twin Building,
  • 1-6-8 Tenjin, Chuo-Ku,
  • Fukuoka,
  • Fukuoka-ken
  • Japan
  • 801-0001
  • Tel +81 92 739 8140
  • Fax +81 92 739 8141
  • Suite 913,
  • Beijing Fortune Building,
  • 5 Dong San Huan Bei Lu,
  • Chaoyang District,
  • Beijing,
  • China
  • 100004
  • Tel +86 10 6590 9292
  • Fax +86 10 6590 9290
  • 6th Floor, Hang Seng Bank Tower,
  • 1000 Lujiazui Ring Road,
  • Pudong New Area,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200120
  • Tel +86 21 6841 2500
  • Fax +86 21 6841 2811
  • 16 Raffles Quay #16-04,
  • Hong Leong Building ,
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore Island
  • Singapore
  • 048581
  • Tel +65 6593 9750
  • Fax +65 6593 9751
  • Chandler & Thong-ek Law,
  • 7th-9th Floors,
  • Budhajit Building,
  • 20 North Sathorn Road,
  • Bangkok,
  • Thailand
  • 10500
  • Tel +66 2 266 6485 (Ext 114)
  • #1001, 10th Floor, Sakura Tower,
  • 339 Bogyoke Aung San Road, Kyauktada Township,
  • Yangon,
  • Yangon Division
  • Myanmar
  • Tel +95 1 255134
  • Fax +95 1 255143