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Mergermarket M&A Forum - Japan 2022

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

The Mergermarket M&A Forum- Japan was successfully held in Tokyo and online on the 16th of September. The event brought together over 550 senior delegates including 180+ corporates from Japan and overseas, representing more than 320 different organizations from 24 geographies. The conference was kicked off with a keynote speech from Masahiro Murakami, President and Representative Director, Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. and featured 33 speakers from leading organizations including Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, SHIFT Inc. and Sony Ventures Corporation who offered insights into various topics including ESG and corporate governance, emerging trends in domestic M&A, and Japanese private equity.

The Mergermarket M&A Forum- Japan will return to Japan in 2023.

2022 Forum Demographics

550+
M&A delegates
320
Organizations
180+
Corporates
33
speakers
24
Geographies

Top reasons to attend:

  • Regional view: Discover the future themes and trends which will dominate Japanese M&A in the year ahead
  • Corporates: Hear from top corporates and M&A experts in Japan on their insights into domestic and outbound dealmaking
  • Top trends: Get the latest updates on sectoral trends such as technology M&A, renewables, digital transformation
  • 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:

  • Top trends in outbound, inbound and domestic M&A deals in the market, including portfolio diversification, corporate carve-outs
  • The growth of transformative cross-border M&A in the region- why acquirers are aiming to strengthen their portfolios
  • Decarbonsation as a growing trend and how this is impacting M&A activity in the region
  • Private equity activity in the region and how Japanese strategics are competing
  • Developments in corporate governance and shareholder activism in the region
  • Sector updates: technology M&A and digital transformation updates

Companies attending:


  • Accuron Technologies
  • AGC Inc
  • AIG
  • Air Products China
  • AJIS
  • Astellas
  • AUM Bioscience
  • Ayannah
  • Baosteel Metal
  • BNA Capital Ltd
  • Cadila Healthcare
  • Carborundum Universal
  • Cedar Holdings
  • Chevalier Group
  • Chia Tai Pharmaceutical Investment(Beijing)
  • Daicel Corporation
  • DIC Pension Fund
  • Dow Chemicals Pacific
  • ENEOS Corporation
  • Estate Express Bangladesh
  • First Pacific Company Ltd
  • Gold Mountains International Mining
  • H.I.S. Co.
  • Hakuhodo
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Invengo Technology
  • Itochu Corporation
  • Jadeja Partners
  • Japan Tobacco
  • JG Summit Holdings
  • John Crane
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