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Event Date Fri Oct 29 JST (about 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Oct 28 8:00pm - Fri Oct 29 4:15am
Location Conrad Tokyo
1 Chome-9-1 Higashishinbashi, Minato City, Tokyo 105-7337, Japan / Online
Region APAC

The 5'th Japan M&A Forum, hosted by Mergermarket and AVCJ, will be returning this year as a hybrid event, bringing together leading corporate investors, senior advisors, and private equity practitioners from across around the world for an exclusive gathering into the Japanese M&A landscape.

Through a series of interactive panel discussions, presentations and case studies the event aims to provide the delegates with insights into the latest trends and opportunities available for those pursuing Japanese M&A.

Benefits of attending include:
• Regional view: Discover the themes and trends that will dominate Japanese M&A in the year ahead
• Corporates: Hear from top corporates and M&A experts in Japan about their insights into domestic and outbound dealmaking
• Sectoral and regional insights: Gain the latest updates on dealmaking across Asia and beyond, in sectors ranging from technology to healthcare
• Strategies: Hear from leading corporates and private equity professionals on their investment strategies for the region
• Network: Connect with 400+ senior delegates, including 120+ corporate investors and 25+ speakers from Japan and Asia

Topics discussed will include:
• Latest activity in the Japanese domestic M&A market including carve outs, divestitures of non-core assets, portfolio management
• Navigating outbound M&A deals in a post-pandemic world – opportunities in the pipeline and challenges with due diligence
• The continued growth of shareholder activism and corporate governance in the region, including the unwinding of parent-child listings and hostile takeovers
• Sectors: updates on technology and healthcare deals in the region
• Private equity activity in the region and how Japanese strategics are competing


2021 Speakers

Takayuki Morita
President and Chief Executive Officer (Representative Director), NEC CORPORATION

In Joon Hwang
Senior Managing Corporate Officer, CGIO (Chief Global Investment Officer), Z Holdings Corporation

Kensaku Bessho
Managing Director, Investment Banking Business Unit, MITSUBISHI UFJ MORGAN STANLEY SECURITIES CO., LTD.

Seth Fischer
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, OASIS MANAGEMENT

Gregory R. Hara
Chief Executive and Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee, J-STAR CO., LTD

Takeshi Hitomi

Masahiko Ishida
Partner/Head of Corporate-Japan, DLA PIPER TOKYO PARTNERSHIP

Gaurav Jain
Managing Director, XIB INC.

Charandeep Kaur

Shinichiro Kita
Representative Director/ Senior Partner, Advantage Partners

Rei Kyogoku
Executive Officer, Head of Investment Banking, SMBC NIKKO SECURITIES

Tsuyoshi Maruki
CEO & Representative Director, STRATEGIC CAPITAL

Nobuhiko Masuto
Representative Director and President, GCA PARTNERS CORPORATION

Ashwyn Misra

Alicia Ogawa
Director, Project on Japanese Corporate Governance and Stewardship, COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL

Hiroaki Ota
Director and Executive Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, SHIBAURA MACHINE CO., LTD

Seiji Ota
Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG

Koji Sasaki
President and Managing Partner, T CAPITAL PARTNERS

Naoya Seguchi
Head of M&A Advisory, Mitsubishi Corporation

Yoichiro Shimizu
Head of Japan, Datasite

Yuji Takei
Managing Director, Private Equity, Bain Capital

Yoichi Tamagawa
Co-head Japan Private Equity, PAG JAPAN

Gen Tsuchikawa
Corporate Vice President, SONY CORPORATION

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Datasite
• DLA Piper
• Trilegal
• Morrow Sodali