IMAP HOSTS “Japan-IndIa Cross-Border M&A SemInar” IN TOKYO
2012 May 8
Hosted in cooperation with leading Japanese law firm Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, the seminar features keynote speaker from IMAP team in India
ISTANBUL – May 8, 2012 – IMAP, the global merger and acquisitions (M&A) partnership, announces the Japan-India Cross-Border M&A Seminar to be held in Tokyo, Japan on May 16, 2012. In response to increasing interest of Japanese companies in building a presence in India, IMAP in Japan, Pinnacle Inc., and Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, one of Japan’s most prominent law firms, have decided to jointly host this event. It will take place at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and begins at 5:00pm on May 16. A reception will follow the seminar.
The India M&A Seminar is a focused discussion on the practical issues that arise in Japan/India cross-border M&A and will offer a high-level understanding of opportunities for investment in India, as well as business networking. Cross-border M&A specialists from IMAP in India - where IMAP ranked among the top three M&A advisories in 2011 according to the Thomson Reuters League Tables - and senior advisers from IMAP in Japan will provide information and analysis from an expert’s perspective. The seminar marks the collaboration of IMAP in Japan and IMAP in India to answer the needs of Japanese corporations to learn about this emerging focus area for M&A.
Presenters include Jeffrey Smith, Japan, IMAP, who will offer an overview of Japan/India cross-border M&A, followed by a presentation on trends in the Indian M&A market from Shyam Shenthar, India, IMAP. Also presenting on M&A regulations and practical considerations that arise during cross-border transactions between India and Japan is Masayuki Fukuda, a partner with Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu.
About Pinnacle, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Pinnacle, Inc. is an M&A advisory firm offering a market-specific suite of advisory and business consulting designed to support foreign and domestic firms in seeking out and executing opportunities, as well as to ease the entry of foreign firms into the Japanese market. Pinnacle, Inc. provides buy-side and sell-side M&A advisory and restructuring advisory, as well as financial and strategic consulting, partner selection and market entry support. The firm is based in Tokyo. More information is available at http://www.pinnacle.co.jp/.
About Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu is widely known as a leading law firm in Japan, and a foremost provider of international and commercial legal services. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies and organizations involved in every major industry sector and in every legal service area in Japan. More information is available at www.noandt.com/en/.
IMAP is an exclusive global M&A partnership formed in 1973 and located in more than 40 countries throughout North and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In 2011, IMAP ranked third worldwide and in Europe in the Thomson Reuters League Tables for the number of deals with a value of up to US$500 million. IMAP completed 227 M&A deals and 38 capital-raising mandates in 2011. IMAP advisers provide strategic merger, acquisition, divestiture and related corporate finance services with essential local market knowledge, and industry expertise delivered with unparalleled global reach.
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