M&A Advisory Track Records

2019
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Feb. POKKA SAPPORO FOOD & BEVERAGE LTD. YASUMA CO,LTD Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of YASUMA CO,LTD by POKKA SAPPORO FOOD & BEVERAGE LTD.(Advisor to POKKA SAPPORO FOOD & BEVERAGE LTD.)
2018
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko ReallyEnglish.com Limited (UK)/ReallyEnglish Japan Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of ReallyEnglish Japan by ReallyEnglish.com (UK) to Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
(Advisor to ReallyEnglish.com (UK))
Dec. Daiken Corporation T.O. Holdings CO.,LTD. Financial advisory work related to the faundation of the joint venture by Daiken Corporation and T.O. Holdings CO.,LTD.
(Advisor to Daiken Corporation)
Dec. Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd / Hitachi Automotive Systems Measurement, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to
the sale of Hitachi Automotive Systems Measurement, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., to Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd.
Nov. OAT Agrio Co., Ltd. Bluewave Holding B.V.(Netherlands) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Blue Wave Holding B.V. by OAT Agrio Co., Ltd.
Nov. KOKUBU GROUP CORP. / KOKUBU CHUBU CORP. TOKAN CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the management integration between KOKUBU CHUBU CORP. and TOKAN CO., LTD. by means of the joint share transfer
Nov. UNIRITA Inc. Business Application Co. Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of shares of  Business Application Co. Ltd.
Oct. AEON Delight Co., Ltd. PT Sinar Jernih Sarana Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of PT Sinar Jernih Sarana by AEON Delight
(Advisor to AEON Delight)
Oct. NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. CAIRE Inc., Chart BioMedical Limited and Chart BioMedical (Chengdu) Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of CAIRE Inc., Chart BioMedical Limited and Chart BioMedical (Chengdu) Co., Ltd. by NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
Sep. Undisclosed Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd./ Niigata-Material Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of Niigata-Material Co., Ltd by Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (Advisor to Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
Aug. DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS CO.,Ltd ANET Corporation Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of ANET by DIGITAL HEARTS HOLDINGS
(Advisor to a shareholder of ANET Corporation)
Jul. Resona Holdings, Inc. DFL Lease Company Limited,SHUTOKEN LEASING CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the raising stake to 20% of DFL Lease and SHUTOKEN LEASING by Resona Holdings
(Advisor to Resona Holdings, Inc.)
Jul. Kimly Food Products Pte. Ltd. Sapporo Lion, Inc. Financial advisory work related to the transfer of the Tonkichi and Rive Gauche branded food businesses of Sapporo Lion (S) Pte. Ltd. to Kimly Food Products Pte. Ltd.
(Advisor to Sapporo Lion, Inc.)
Jun. Tokio Marine Capital Confex Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Confex by Tokio Marine Capital (Advisor to Confex)
May. Ichinen Holdings Co., Ltd. Toyoshima Co., Ltd.(Italy) FA operations related to selection of sponsors for Toyoshima making use of a scheme of the Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan
(Advisor to Toyoshima Co., Ltd. )
May. Konoike Transport NBS Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of NBS by Konoike Transport (Advisor to Konoike Transport)
May. Sumitomo Heavy Industries Lafert S.p.A. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Lafert S.p.A. by Sumitomo Heavy Industries
(Joint Advisor to Lafert with Scouting SpA)
Apr. Japan Life Design Corporation. Nihon Hot Heart Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of the nursing care business of Nihon Hot Heart Co., Ltd. by Japan Life Design Corporation.
(Advisor to Nihon Hot Heart Co., Ltd.)
Apr. Mitsubishi Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Gebrüder Ahle GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Gebrüder Ahle by MITSUBISHI STEEL MFG.
(Advisor to MITSUBISHI STEEL MFG.)
Apr. Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. Veredus Labolatories Pte Ltd.(Singapore) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Veredus Labolatories Pte Ltd. (engaged in multiplexed molecular solutions, Singapore) by Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.)
Apr. PLANA Inc. Hokkaido Sanchi Chokuso Center. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Hokkaido Sanchi Chokuso Center by PLANA Inc.
Apr. World Investment Network Co., Ltd. Shinsei Creation Partners/TIN PAN ALLEY CO.,LTD. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of TIN PAN ALLEY CO.,LTD. to World Investment Network Co., Ltd. by Shinsei Creation Partners(Advisor to Shinsei Creation Partners)
Mar. Ryoyo Electric Corporetion Hirobo Electric Corporation Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Business of Hirobo Electric Corporation by Ryoyo Electric Corporation
(Advisor to Hirobo Electric Corporation)
Mar. TEPCO Energy Partner,Incorporated NIPPON GAS CO.,LTD. Financial advisory work related to the purchasing of outstanding minority shares of NIPPON GAS CO.,LTD. by TEPCO Energy Partner,Incorporated and conclusion of a capital and business alliance
(Advisor to TEPCO Energy Partner,Incorporated)
Feb. Murata Machinery, Ltd. AGVE AB(Sweden) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of AGVE AB (manufacturer of Automatic Guided Vehicle, Sweden) by Murata Machinery, Ltd.
(Advisor to Murata Machinery, Ltd.)
Feb. Zenith Haneda Holdings Hokukon Integration advisory work related to the Joint share transfer making Bertex Corporation a full parent company and Zenith Haneda Holdings and Hokukon a wholly-owned subsidiaries.
Jan. ADTEC Engineering Co., Ltd. Via Mechanics, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the transfer of Exposure Machine Business to ADTEC Engineering Co., Ltd. by Via Mechanics, Ltd.
(Advisor to Via Mechanics, Ltd.)
Jan. UNIRITA Inc. Mugen Corp Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of shares of Mugen Corp by UNIRITA Inc.
(Advisor to UNIRITA Inc.)
Jan. ECi Software Solutions, Inc.(United States) PrintFleet Inc.(Canada) Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of PrintFleet Inc. to ECi Software Solutions, Inc..
(Co-adviso to PrintFleet Inc.)
2017
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. MAYA SYSTEM Inc. Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd Financial advisory work related to the sale of mobile manufacturing and sales business by Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd(Advisor to Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd)
Dec. World Investment Network Co., Ltd. TOKIO MARINE CAPITAL CO., LTD./ASPLUND CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of ASPLUND CO., LTD. to World Investment Network Co., Ltd. by TOKIO MARINE CAPITAL CO., LTD.(Advisor to TOKIO MARINE CAPITAL CO., LTD.)
Dec. Vision Megane Co., Ltd. Accord Co., Ltd./Next Capital Partners Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of Accord Co., Ltd. to Vision Megane Co., Ltd. by Next Capital Partners Co., Ltd.(Advisor to Next Capital Partners Co., Ltd.)
Nov. Asahi Corp. ASUNA Inc. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of bean sprout business and cut vegetable business of ASUNA Inc. by Asahi Corp.
(Advisor to Asahi Corp.)
Nov. STRIPE INTERNATIONAL INC.(Japan) Apparel business of NEM group (Vietnam) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of apparel business of NEM group by STRIPE INTERNATIONAL INC.
(Advisor to STRIPE INTERNATIONAL INC.)
Oct. T-Gaia Corporation QUO CARD Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of shares of QUO CARD Co., Ltd.
by T-Gaia Corporation.
(Advisor to T-Gaia Corporation)
Oct. Michinori Holdings, Inc. Hitachi, Ltd./HITACHI DENTETSU KOUTSU SERVICE CO., LTD Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of HITACHI DENTETSU KOUTSU SERVICE CO., LTD to Michinori Holdings, Inc.by Hitachi, Ltd.(Advisor to Hitachi, Ltd.)
Sep. Rakuten, Inc. Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd Financial advisory work related to the sale of the domestic MVNO business (except for part of the business)by Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd
(Advisor to Plus One Marketing Co., Ltd)
Sep. Daiken Corporation (Japan) Dongwha New Zealand Limited (New Zealand) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Dongwha New Zealand by Daiken Corporation
(Advisor to Daiken Corporation)
Aug. TEPCO Energy Partner, Incorporated NIPPON GAS CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to establish joint venture compnay providing platform service for city gas
(Advisor to TEPCO Energy Partner)
Aug. NISSEI BUILD ASIA PTE. LTD. (Singapore) P-Parking International Pte Ltd (Singapore) Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of P-Parking International to NISSEI BUILD ASIA PTE. LTD.
Jun. KOA Corporation (Japan) VIA electronic GmbH (Germany) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of VIA electronic GmbH by KOA Corporation
Jun. Creation Capital, Inc. JAFCO Co., Ltd./ Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of Payroll, Inc. by JAFCO Co., Ltd. to an investment fund managed by Creation Capital, Inc.
(Advisor to JAFCO Co., Ltd.)
Jun. Topy Industries, (Japan) Wheels India Limited (India) Financial advisory work related to the Establishment of a Joint Venture Company in India for the Manufacture and Sales of Passenger Steel Wheels.
(Advisor to Topy. Co.,Ltd.)
May. MARUWA Co., Ltd. Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.(Ceramic terminal business) Financial advisory work related to the sale of Ceramic terminal business by Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.
(Advisor to Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.)
May. Lawson, Inc Poplar. Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the third-party allocation of shares in Poplar Co., Ltd. to Lawson, Inc.
(Advisor to Poplar. Co., Ltd.)
Feb. Phoenix Holdings Holp Shuppan Publishers Financial advisory work related to the sale of Holp Shuppan Publishers by Aplix IP holdings Co.
(Advisor to Aplix IP holdings Co.)
Feb. BookLive Co., Ltd. Aplix IP publishing Co./ Flex Comix Inc. Financial advisory work related to the sale of Comic business by Aplix IP holdings Co.
(Advisor to Aplix IP holdings Co.)
2016
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Sohgo Security Services Co.,Ltd.(ALSOK) Hitachi, Ltd./Hitachi Security Service Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the shares of Hitachi Security Service Co.,Ltd. to Sohgo Security Services Co.,Ltd.(ALSOK) by Hitachi, Ltd.
(Advisor to Hitachi, Ltd.)
Nov. SNT Corporation Hitachi Metals, Ltd./Seitan Inc. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the all shares of Seitan Inc. to SNT Corporation by Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
(Advisor to Hitachi Metals, Ltd.)
Nov. Maruichi Co. Ltd. Marusuinaganokensui Co. Ltd. Financial advisory work related to acquisition of Marusuinaganokensui Co. Ltd. by Maruichi Co. Ltd.
(Advisor to Marusuinaganokensui Co. Ltd.)
Oct. SHIN-IDEMITSU.,LTD. Osaka Sohchi Kensetsu Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to acquisition of Osaka Sohchi Kensetsu Co., Ltd. by SHIN-IDEMITSU.,LTD
(Advisor to Osaka Sohchi Kensetsu Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Kandenko Co. Ltd. Sato Kensetsu Kogyo Co. Ltd. Financial advisory work related to acquisition of Sato Kensetsu Kogyo Co. Ltd. by Kandenko Co. Ltd.
(Advisor to Phoenix Capital Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Lawson, Inc Poplar. Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a joint venture agreements in Sanin area between Poplar Co., Ltd. and Lawson, Inc.
(Advisor to Poplar. Co., Ltd.)
Jun. Japan Industrial Solutions Tokuyama Corporation Financial advisory work related to the allocation of shares(preferred) by Tokuyama Corporation to Japan Industrial Solutions.
(Advisor to Tokuyama Corporation.)
Apr. NGK SPARK PLUG CO.,LTD Japan Medical Dynamic Marketing Inc Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of shares of Japan Medical Dynamic Marketing Inc by NGK SPARK PLUG CO.,LTD (from ITOCHU Corporation) and conclusion of a capital and business alliance agreement
(Advisor to NGK SPARK PLUG CO.,LTD)
Apr. TOMONY Holdings, Inc THE TAISHO BANK, LTD Financial advisory work related to the exchange of shares making TOMONY Holdings, Inc the parent company and whole owner of THE TAISHO BANK, LTD.
(Advisor to THE TAISHO BANK, LTD.)
Mar. SG Holdings Co., Ltd Hitachi, Ltd Financial advisory on the sale of shares (29%) of Hitachi Transport System, Ltd from Hitachi, Ltd to SG Holdings Co., Ltd
(Advisor to Hitachi Ltd.)
Jan. Futong Group (China) Hitachi Metals Ltd.(Japan/China) Financial advisory work related to the transfer to Futong Group of an interest of Hitachi Metals (Shanghai) Ltd., a wholly owned by Hitach Metals Ltd.
(Advisor to Hitach Metals Ltd.)
2015
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Sony Corporation TOSHIBA CORPORATION Financial advisory work related to the transfer to Sony of certain Toshiba owned semiconductor fabrication facilities, equipment and related assets in Oita Prefecture, and also other related equipment and assets.
(Advisor to Sony Corporation)
Oct. Marubeni Corporation Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares (20%) of Kokubu Shutoken Corporation, a subsidiary of Kokubu & Co., Ltd., to Marubeni Corporation
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Oct. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Yamaboshiya Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work for Kokubu & Co., Ltd. on acquisition of 20% shares of Yamaboshiya Co., Ltd. held by Marubeni Corporation
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Oct. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Nacx Nakamura Corporation Financial advisory work for Kokubu & Co., Ltd. on acquisition of 51% shares of Nacx Nakamura Corporation held by Marubeni Corporation
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Oct. Hulic Co., Ltd. Nippon View Hotel Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the conclusion of a capital and business alliance agreement between Nippon View Hotel Co., Ltd. and Hulic Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Nippon View Hotel Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. Phu My Hung Asia Holdings (Cayman) Financial advisory work for Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd. and (Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.) on acquisition of 10% shares of Phu My Hung Asia Holdings (Cayman)
(Advisor to Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Oji Holdings Corporation Hyper Region Labels Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) Financial advisory work for Oji Holdings Corporation on acquisition of 60% shares of Hyper Region Labels Sdn Bhd.
(Advisor to Oji Holdings Corporation)
Aug. JAIC Solar Investment Limited Partnership, First Eastern Asia Holdings Limited, and five other companies as well as four individuals Renewable Japan Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a third-party allotment by Renewable Japan Co.,Ltd. to JAIC Solar Investment Limited Partnership, First Eastern Asia Holdings Limited, etc.
(Advisor to Renewable Japan Co.,Ltd.)
Jul. Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd. Mitsubishi Materlals Kenzai Corp. Financial advisory work related to acquisition of Mitsubishi Materials Kenzai Corp., wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Materials Corp., by Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
Jun. Carborundum Universal Limited (India) NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. FA operations related to transfer of the ceramic tube business for the vacuum circuit breakers of NGK Spark Plug to Carborundum Universal
(Advisor to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.)
Jun. GMO AD Partners Inc. Adcloud, Inc. Provided financial advisory services for the transaction which Adcloud shareholders sell off Adcloud's 100% stake to GMO AD Partners
(Advisor to Adcloud, Inc.)
Apr. Kowabo Company. Ltd and J-Will Partners, K.K. Emori Group Holdings Co., Ltd. “Prepackaged" Civil Rehabilitation sponsored by Kowabo and J Will Partners.
(Advisor to Emori Group Holdings Co., Ltd.)
Apr. Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd. Phenol business of Showa Denko KK Financial advisory work related to acquisition of Phenol business of Showa Denko KK by Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
Apr. TOMONY Holdings, Inc THE TAISHO BANK, LTD Financial advisory work related to the exchange of shares making TOMONY Holdings, Inc the parent company and whole owner of THE TAISHO BANK, LTD.
(Advisor to THE TAISHO BANK, LTD.)
Mar. Ishiya Co., Ltd., Sazae Shokuhin Sazae Shokuhin Financial advisory work related to the transfer (through a company split) of the businesses in the Hokkaido area of Sazae Shokuhin to a subsidiary of Ishiya Co., Ltd., and the transfer of Sazae Shokuhin’s businesses in the Kanto area
(Advisor to Sazae Shokuhin)
Feb. New Horizon Capital Co., Ltd. Tachikichi Corp. Financial advisory work related to the transfer of the businesses of Tachikichi to New Horizon Capital
(Advisor to Tachikichi Corp.)
Feb. NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. Nihon Ceratec Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. purchasing Nihon Ceratec Co.,Ltd. from TAIHEIYO CEMENT CORPORATION
(Advisor to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.)
2014
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Yoshinoya Holdings Co.,Ltd. Texchem Resources Berhad (Malaysia) /Yoshinoya Hanamaru Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.(Malaysia) Financial advisory work related to a joint venture agreement between Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd. and Texchem Resources Berhad
(Advisor to Yoshinoya Holdings Co.,Ltd.)
Dec. MITSUI-SOKO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd Sony Corporation/Sony Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. /Sony Supply Chain Solutions (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. /Sony Supply Chain Solutions (Thailand) Ltd. Financial advisory work related to Sony selling off the logistics business of its subsidiaries in Japan and Malaysia as well as the subsidiary company of logistics in Thailand
(Advisor to Sony Corporation)
Dec. BSP Incorporated Beacon Information Technology Financial advisory work related to the absorption-type merger of BSP Incorporated and Beacon Information Technology
(Advisor to BSP Incorporated)
Dec. Lawson, Inc Poplar. Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the conclusion of a capital alliance agreement between Poplar Co., Ltd. and Lawson, Inc.
(Advisor to Poplar. Co., Ltd.)
Dec. Sekisui Chemical Co.,Ltd. Healthy Service Corporation Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Healthy Service Corporation by Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Sekisui Chemical Co.,Ltd.)
Dec. Bourns, Inc. (US) Try Hard Investments Co., Ltd./ Komatsu Lite MFG. Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to Bourns, Inc. purchasing Komatsu Lite MFG. Co., Ltd. (100% of its shares) from Try Hard Investments Co., Ltd. (Co-advisor to Bourns, Inc.)
Nov. Yoshinoya Holdings Co.,Ltd. Texchem Resources Berhad / Sushi Kin Sdn. Bhd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of the shares (28%) of Sushi Kin Sdn. Bhd. by Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Yoshinoya Holdings Co.,Ltd.)
Oct. Murata Machinery, Ltd. Cimcorp Oy (Finland) Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Cimcorp Oy (manufacturer of material handling systems, Finland) by Murata Machinery, Ltd.
(Advisor to Murata Machinery, Ltd.)
Oct. Hitachi Systems, Ltd. SecureBrain Corporation Financial advisory work related to Hitachi Systems, Ltd. making SecureBrain Corporation a subsidiary company
(Advisor to Hitachi Systems, Ltd.)
Oct. Mercian Corporation Vinos Yamazaki Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a capital alliance between Mercian Corporation and Vinos Yamazaki Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Mercian Corporation)
Aug. DPx Holdings B.V.(US) Ridgemont Equity Partners/Gallus BioPharmaceuticals (US) FA operations related to sell-off of Gallus BioPharmaceuticals to DPx Holdings B.V. by Ridgemont Equity Partners
(Co-advisor to Gallus BioPharmaceuticals)
Aug. Genpact Limited (US) Hitachi, Ltd./Hitachi Management Partner, Corp FA operations related to company split of the Finance Solution Business Division of Hitachi Management Partner, Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., as well as transfer of all its shares to the Genpact Group
(Advisor to Hitachi, Ltd.)
Aug. Mizuho Capital Partners Co., Ltd. Asahi Tec Corporation Financial advisory work related to the sale of the Electric Power Equipment Division of Asahi Tec to an investment fund managed by Mizuho Capital Partners.
(Advisor to Asahi Tec Corporation)
Jul. ISHIDA TAISEISHA, Inc. Shinwa-Printing Co., Ltd. FA operations related to selection of sponsors for Shinwa-Printing making use of a scheme of the Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan
(Advisor to Shinwa-Printing Co., Ltd.)
Jul. MARUWA Co., Ltd. NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. FA operations related to transfer of the dielectric business of NGK Spark Plug to MARUWA
(Advisor to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd.)
Mar. Suzuyo & Co., Ltd., Hokuto Corporation, and seven other companies as well as two individuals ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a third-party allotment by Alpico Holdings Co., Ltd. to Suzuyo & Co., Ltd., Hokuto Corporation, etc.
(Advisor to ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.)
Mar. SDS Biotech K.K. JIANGSU XINHE ARGOCHEMICAL CO., LTD./JIANGSU XINYI TAIHE CHEMICAL CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the business partnership and minority investment (15%) of SDS Biotech K.K. to JIANGSU XINHE ARGOCHEMICAL CO., LTD. and JIANGSU XINYI TAIHE CHEMICAL CO., LTD., subsidiaries of CAC Group
(Advisor to SDS Biotech K.K.)
Jan. Nojima Corporation JVC KENWOOD Corporation/Kenwood Geobit Corporation Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares (100%) in Kenwood Geobit, a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood, to Nojima
(Advisor to JVC KENWOOD Corporation)
Jan. BSP Incorporated Beacon Information Technology Financial advisory work related to BSP Incorporated’s acquisition of additional shares in Beacon Information Technology, an affiliate, to make it a subsidiary (54%)
(Advisor to BSP Incorporated)
Jan. Investment fund managed by Nippon Mirai Capital Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of the PCB business of Aica Kogyo by an investment fund managed by Nippon Mirai Capital
(Advisor to Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
2013
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Di-Nikko Engineering Co., Ltd. Takaya Corporation/ TAKAYA ELECTRONICS (THAILAND) Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares (50%) of TAKAYA ELECTRONICS (THAILAND) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Takaya Corporation, to Di-Nikko Engineering
(Advisor to Takaya Corporation)
Dec. Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. Tenmaya Co., Ltd.・Maruta Industry Co., Ltd. /Tenmaya Store Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a capital alliance between Tenmaya Store and Ito-Yokado (the sale of shares (20%) in Tenmaya Store by Tenmaya and Maruta Industry to Ito-Yokado) and a business alliance among Tenmaya, Tenmaya Store, and Seven & i Holdings
(Advisor to Tenmaya Co., Ltd.)
Dec. Kenkou Corporation Geo Dinos Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a tender offer for shares in Geo Dinos Co., Ltd., a listed subsidiary of Geo Holdings Corporation, by Kenkou Corporation
(Advisor to Kenkou Corporation)
Dec. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Toyota Tsusho Corporation/ Chubu Shokuryo Kaisha, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to Kokubu’s acquisition of shares (67%) in Chubu Shokuryo Kaisha, a subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corporation
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Sep. SANRIN Co.,Ltd./ Takasawa Sangyo Inc. and six other companies ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of shares of ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. from RISA Corporate Solution Fund by SANRIN Co., Ltd., Takasawa Sangyo Inc., and six other companies and to the acquisition of treasury shares held by the Fund by ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Medical System Network Co., Ltd. TOTAL MEDICAL SERVICE CO., LTD Financial advisory work related to a takeover bid of TOTAL MEDICAL SERVICE CO., LTD. by Pharmaholdings Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary of Medical System Network Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Medical System Network Co., Ltd.)
Aug. Toyota Tsusho Corporation/Toyota Motor Corporation ARRK CORPORATION Financial advisory work related to the sale of all shares in Gifu Seiki Kogyo to Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Toyota Motor Corporation by ARRK, which is supported by the Regional Economy Vitalization Corporation of Japan.
(Advisor to ARRK CORPORATION)
Jul. Phoenix Capital Co., Ltd. Hanabishi-sewing. Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of the entire business of Hanabishi-sewing by Phoenix Capital through the second company method
(Advisor to Hanabishi-sewing. Co., Ltd.)
May. G.taste Co., Ltd. G.networks Co., Ltd./ SAKAI Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a management integration through a merger of G.networks, G.taste, and SAKAI, all of which were subsidiaries of G.communication Co., Ltd., and the establishment of a new company through a demerger.
(Advisor to G.networks Co., Ltd.)
Mar. NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION/ HANWA CO.,LTD./ AIR WATER INC./OSAKA GAS CO.,LTD/ Daiwa PI Partners Co. Ltd. Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a capital increase through a private placement by Nakayama Steel Works to six sponsors: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Nippon Steel Trading, Hanwa, Air Water, Osaka Gas, and Daiwa PI Partners.
(Advisor to Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd.)
Mar. Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd. five consolidated subsidiaries Financial advisory work related to an exchange of shares in which Nakayama Steel Works becomes a wholly owning parent company with five consolidated subsidiaries (Nakayama Mitsuboshi Steel products, Nakayama Trading, Mitsuboshi-shoji, Mitsuboshi Kaiun Kaisha, and Sansen Shear).
(Advisor to Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd.)
Mar. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Micreed Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 49% of the shares of Micreed Co., Ltd. (mail order and catalog company of commercial foods, and a subsidiary of Kakuyasu) by Kokubu & Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Mar. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Echo Trading Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a capital alliance between Kokubu & Co., Ltd. and Echo Trading Co., Ltd. (major wholesaler of pet products listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Feb. Nankai Global Chemi K.K Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares in Nankai Chemical, a consolidated subsidiary of Nakayama Steel Works, to Nankai Global Chemi, which was established by the management of Nankai Chemica.l
(Advisor to Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd.)
Jan. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. QSAI Analysis /Research Center Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of 15% of the shares of QSAI Analysis and Research Center Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary of QSAI Co., Ltd.) by Kokubu.
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Jan. Mitsubishi Corporation / Mitsubishi Shoji Sekiyu Co., Ltd. Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. Financial advisory work related to organizational restructuring involving five gas station operators, including the merger of Dia-Shoseki Corporation with Kansai MC Oil K.K., an affiliate of the Mitsubishi Corporation Group and Shell Showa Sekiyu K.K.
(Advisor to Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K)
2012
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. KAGA ELECTRONICS CO., LTD ADM INC. Financial advisory work (including the submission of fairness opinions) related to an exchange of shares in which Kaga Electronics becomes a wholly owning parent company and ADM becomes a wholly owned subsidiary
(Advisor to Included the submission of a fairness opinion.ADM INC.)
Nov. Citic Capital Partners Management Limited Polymatech Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sponsorship by a fund run by Citic Capital (China) of Polymatech (a company subject to the Civil Rehabilitation Act).
(Advisor to Polymatech Co., LTD.)
Oct. AIJINKAI Healthcare Corporation Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of the hospital business and nursing home business of Nakayama Steel Works to AIJINKAI Healthcare Corporation.
(Advisor to Nakayama Steel Works, Ltd.)
Sep. Colowide Co., Ltd. REX Holdings Inc. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of shares (via the acquisition of loan claims and the acquisition of shares through a debt equity swap) and debt restructuring of REX Holdings, which controlled the Gyukaku chain and other businesses in the restaurant industry, by Colowide.
(Advisor to REX Holdings Inc.)
Aug. Sanwa Holdings Corporation/ SHOWAFRONT co.,Ltd ACE Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the conversion of ACE Co. to a wholly-owned subsidiary of ShowaFront (through the acquisition of shares from existing shareholders), itself a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sanwa Holdings.
(Advisor to SHOWAFRONT co.,Ltd)
Jul. Outsourcing Inc. Grayscale Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares to Out-Sourcing, Inc. by the founder.
(Advisor to Grayscale Co.,Ltd.)
Jul. Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited/Momiji Bank/Hiroshima Bank Ishii Hyoki Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the allocation of shares (preferred) to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance, Momiji Bank, and Hiroshima Bank by Ishii Hyoki Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to Ishii Hyoki Co., Ltd.)
Jul. - - Financial advisory work related to the absorption-type merger between Nakafuji Sangyo Co., Ltd. (surviving company), and Tacc Nakashige Co., Ltd. and Goto Co., Ltd. (legally absorbed companies), based on a three-company integration scheme
May. Hazama Corporation Ando Corporation Financial advisory work related to the absorption-type merger of Hazama (surviving company) and Ando (absorbed company).
(Advisor to Hazama Corporation)
Apr. Juroku Bank Gifu Bank, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the absorption-type merger of Juroku Bank (surviving company) and Gifu Bank (absorbed company)
(Advisor to Gifu Bank, Ltd.)
Mar. Kurashima Co., Ltd. JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation Financial advisory work related to the transfer of shares of Maxam Corporation by its full parent company JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation to Kurashima Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation)
2011
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Nov. Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. Ishida Signage Technology Co. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of shares of Ishida Signage Technology by Dai Nippon Printing.
(Advisor to Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.)
Oct. Bank of Fukuoka Maeda Securities Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to triangular share exchange with Fukuoka Bank becoming a full parent company and Maeda Securities a wholly-owned subsidiary, with common shares of Fukuoka Financial Group being transferred by way of consideration.
(Advisor to Maeda Securities Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Mitsuchi Corporation TRW Automotive Japan Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of TRW Automotive Japan's cold heading business to Mitsuchi.
(Advisor to TRW Automotive Japan Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Kintetsu Corporation Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the allocation of shares by Kintetsu
Department Store to third parties,
primary among which was Kintetsu Corporation.
(Advisor to Kintetsu Department Store Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Kokubu & Co., Ltd. Tokyo Meihan Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of Tokyo Meihan's commercial frozen foods business (then controlled by Meiji Holdings) by Kokubu Food Create, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kokubu.
(Advisor to Kokubu & Co., Ltd.)
Aug. Toho Holdings Co. Ltd. IWAKI & CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of all Iwaki-issued shares of Koizumi Yakuhin by Toho Pharmaceutical, a consolidated subsidiary of Toho Holdings.
(Advisor to Toho Holdings Co. Ltd.)
May. Hakuto Co., Ltd. Adixen Japan Financial advisory work related to the acquisition by Hakuto of all Adixen Japan shares issued by Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG.
(Advisor to Hakuto Co., Ltd.)
Apr. Aiful Corporation Life Corporation Financial advisory work related to the division of Life's consumer credit business, its subsequent conversion to a subsidiary, and the merger of Aiful with Life.
(Advisor to Aiful Corporation)
Apr. Chiba Bank, Ltd. Chibagin Securities Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to an exchange of shares making Chiba Bank a full parent company and Chibagin Securities a wholly-owned subsidiary.
(Advisor to Chibagin Securities Co., Ltd.)
Apr. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Mercian Corporation Financial advisory work related to the sale of Mercian's pharmaceuticals and chemicals business to Mitsui & Co.
(Advisor to Mercian Corporation)
Mar. Enterprise Turnaround Initiative Corporation of Japan ARRK CORPORATION Financial advisory work related to the allocation of shares by ARKK to the Enterprise Turnaround Initiative Corporation of Japan.
(Advisor to ARRK CORPORATION)
Feb. Yours Co., Ltd. Maruwa Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a project in which Yours Co. remains as part of an alternative dispute resolution in a civil rehabilitation plan and in which Maruwa is absorbed and dissolved as a company.
(Included the submission of a fairness opinion.Advisor to Maruwa Co., Ltd.)
Feb. Sony Bank Inc. Sony Corporation / Sony Finance International, Inc. Financial advisory work related to the handover of Sony Finance International's Sony Card business to Sony Bank.
(Advisor to Sony Corporation & Sony Finance International, Inc.)
2010
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. MIT Corporate Advisory Services Renown Incorporated Financial advisory work related to the transfer of the logistics business of REDU Logistics, a subsidiary of Renown Incorporated, to MIT Corporate Advisory Services, a company set up for fund management.
(Advisor to Renown Incorporated)
Nov. ROHM Co., Ltd. MARUZEN ELECTRIC CO., LTD (now AGLED Co.,Ltd) Financial advisory work related to the transfer of Magnix's (now Agled) lighting fixture business (which was subject to civil rehabilitation proceedings) to ROHM Semiconductor.
(Advisor to ROHM Co., Ltd.)
Sep. Gifu Bank, Ltd. Resolution and Collection Corporation Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of treasury shares (as part of public bailout repayment) in the form of Gifu Bank First-issue Class-one preferred shares at \120 per share held by the Resolution and Collection Corporation.
(Advisor to Gifu Bank, Ltd.)
Sep. Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ / Juroku Bank Gifu Bank, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to exchanges of shares to make Juroku Bank a full parent company and Gifu Bank its wholly owned subsidiary, as well as a \30 billion third-allocation of (preferred) shares by the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ.
(Advisor to Gifu Bank, Ltd.)
Sep. HAMAKYOREX CO., LTD. Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares of JAL Logistics, a Japan Airlines International subsidiary, to Hamakyorex.
(Advisor to HAMAKYOREX CO., LTD.)
Aug. Kirin Holdings Company, Limited Mercian Corporation Financial advisory work related to the exchange of shares making Kirin Holdings the parent company and whole owner of Mercian.
(Included the submission of a fairness opinion. Advisor to Mercian Corporation)
Aug. Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing Co., Ltd. Sony Corporation/ Sony Finance International, Inc. Financial advisory work related to the establishment of a lease-related joint venture between Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing and Sony.
(Advisor to Sony Corporation)
Mar. Nuclear Technology & Engineering (now E&E Techno Service)/ Jyoyo Sangyo Inc. (now Ascend)/NAZCA Co./TAS Co. Aizawa Sangyo Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to thepurchase of shares by Nuclear Technology& Engineering Co., Ltd. (now E&E Techno Service), Jyoyo Sangyo Inc. (now Ascend), NAZCA Co., and TAS Co. from the owner family and parent company.
(Advisor the the Buyer)
Jan. Argo Graphics Inc. Hakuto Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale (by bid) of all shares of Hakuto Information Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hakuto Co., Ltd., to Argo Graphics.
(Advisor to Hakuto Co., Ltd.)
2009
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Multiple investors Lehman Brothers Japan Inc./Lehman Brothers Commercial Mortgage K.K./Sunrise Finance Co. Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of real-estate-related financial assets held chiefly in Japan by Lehman Brothers Commercial Mortgage and Sunrise Finance, which were companies controlled by Lehman Brothers Japan Inc.
(Co-advisor to the Seller)
Dec. Toyota Tsusho Corporation First Baking Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the third-party allocation of shares in First Baking to Toyota Tsusho, and a commercial and capital agreement between First Baking and Toyota Tsusho.
(Advisor to First Baking Co., Ltd.)
Nov. Paris Miki Holdings Inc. KIMPO-DO Co.,Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the takeover of the eyewear business operated by KIMPO-DO by Opt-Label, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paris Miki Holdings.
(Advisor to Paris Miki Holdings Inc.)
Oct. Kirin Kyowa Foods Company, Limited Mercian Corporation Financial advisory work related to the merger of Mercian's businesses involving alcohol for further processing and fermented seasonings with Kirin Kyowa Foods.
(Advisor to Mercian Corporation)
Oct. Mercian Corporation Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the merger of business operated by Mercian and Kyowa Hakko Bio involving alcohol to be used as a raw material.
(Advisor to Mercian Corporation)
Jun. NIS1(NIS GROUP CO., LTD.) AGASTA CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to a takeover bid for AGASTA by NIS1, a wholly owned subsidiary of NIS GROUP.
(Advisor to AGASTA CO., LTD.)
May. HAMAKYOREX CO., LTD. ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares of Matsumoto Unso, a subsidiary of Alpico Holdings, to Hamakyorex.
(Advisor to ALPICO HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.)
May. Soju Corporation ASK PLANNING CENTER Financial advisory work related to a management buyout (MBO) of ASK PLANNING CENTER by Soju Corporation.
(Advisor to ASK PLANNING CENTER)
Jan. Juroku Bank Gifu Bank, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to concluding a commercial and capital agreement between Juroku Bank and Gifu Bank and the third-party allocation of \5 billion in preferred shares by Gifu Bank.
(Advisor to Gifu Bank, Ltd.)
2008
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Aug. Don Quijote Co., Ltd.. hallo FOODS Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of discount store business of Hello Foods.
(Advisor to hallo FOODS Co., Ltd.)
Aug. Tfamily (Menicon Group) Nihon Optical Co., Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a takeover bid and squeeze out of Nihon Optical by Tfamily (a Menicon Group company).
(Advisor to Tfamily (Menicon Group))
Aug. HOME IMPROVEMENT HIROSE Co., Ltd. OK ENTER PRISE CO., LTD. Financial advisory work related to the acquisition of OK Enterprise (which applied for civil rehabilitation) by Home Improvement Hirose.
(Advisor to HOME IMPROVEMENT HIROSE Co., Ltd.)
Jun. Risa Partners, Inc. hallo FOODS Co., Ltd. Financial advisory and due diligence work associated with a \1.7 billion investment by Risa Partners
Assistance (management consulting) in raising enterprise value after the investment
(Advisor to Risa Partners, Inc.)
Mar. Development Bank of Japan/Ant Capital Partners Co., Ltd. Bookoff Corporation Ltd. Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares by the founder. 
(Advisor to Bookoff Corporation Ltd.)
Mar. Hachijuni Bank, Ltd./Risa Partners Inc. Matsumoto Electric Railway Co., Ltd. “Prepackaged" discretionary liquidation sponsored by Hachijuni Bank and others.
(Advisor to Matsumoto Electric Railway Co., Ltd.)
2007
Release DateBuyerSeller / TargetProject Summary (Our Role)
Dec. Saitama Risona Bank/Risa Partners Inc. Maruya Co., Ltd. Consulting work supporting the establishment of an internal control system. We then moved on to executive management duties when investments were made by Saitama Risona Bank and Risa Partners.
(Advisor to the Buyer)
Oct. Risa Partners Inc. Home Improvement Hirose Financial advisory work related to the investment in Home Improvement Hirose by Risa Partners Inc.
(Advisor to Risa Partners Inc.)
Aug. York Benimaru Co., Ltd. Fujikoshi Assistance in developing a business restructuring plan for the company, which was suffering from excessive debt.
Financial advisory work related to the sale of shares by Maruwa Unyu Kikan to York Benimaru.
(Advisor to MARUWA UNYU KIKAN CO.,LTD.)
Aug. Nishi Nippon City Bank, Ltd. /Risa Partners Inc. Bank of Nagasaki, Ltd. Financial advisory work related to a
capital injection of \5 billion in preferred shares by Nishi Nippon City Bank and Risa Partners.
(Advisor to the Buyer)
Mar. Goldman Sachs Japan Co.,Ltd. ARUZE (now UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT) Financial advisory work related to the sale of Aruze (now Universal Entertainment) to Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd.
(Advisor to ARUZE)