EICN Tokyo – Acquiring your competitor: ins and outs of domestic M&A

Financial experts generally agree on two fundamental principles concerning Japan’s economy: domestic investment is necessary to drive growth, and urgent reforms are needed for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, where nearly 50% of listed prime TSE firms are trading at PBRs below 1.0x. What does the current M&A market in Japan look like? What do experts anticipate for the coming years, especially considering the possibility that interest rates will rise? If you are considering solidifying your position in the Japanese market by acquiring your competitors, make sure to book early for this event.


Eric Johnson

Representative Director and CEO of JSR Corporation

Nozomi Oda

Partner, Co-Head of Asia Private Equity Practice at Morrison & Foerster, LLP Tokyo Office

Stephen Bohrer

Partner at Nishimura & Asahi

Tomoaki Nakanishi

Director of Corporate System Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Chihiro Kato

Partner at McKinsey & Company

Rodrigo González

Director of Economist Intelligence Corporate Network


17:00 – 17:30 Registration

17:30 – 19:30 Panel discussion

19:30 – 21:00 Networking and cocktails

Event details


Bulgari Hotel Tokyo

2-2-1 Yaesu, Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-0028 Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

Meeting room details will be shared upon successfull registration


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