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Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan 2023

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

Despite the global economic turmoil that befell many countries around the world in 2022, Japan celebrated a highly active M&A market, with the number of deals hitting 3,380, its highest level since 2008, according to Dealogic data. Japan’s relatively stable economic and potential for mega deals means the situation is expected continue, as more corporate carve outs are expected and PE players are expected to be active in the buyout space.

Against this backdrop, the Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan, co-hosted by Mergermarket and AVCJ, will be returning this year to Tokyo and online, bringing together leading corporate investors, M&A advisors and private equity fund managers for an exclusive gathering focused on the opportunities in the Japanese M&A landscape.

Through a series of interactive panel discussions, data presentations and case studies, the event will provide delegates with insights into the latest trends, opportunities and challenges when it comes to pursuing Japan M&A.

2022 Forum Demographics

M&A delegates

Topics discussed will include:

  • Top trends in outbound, inbound and domestic M&A deals in the market, including portfolio diversification, corporate carve-outs
  • The latest developments in the LBO loan market and impact on deal making
  • Japanese private equity’s growing importance in the M&A market
  • Sector updates: Healthcare, automotive and digital transformation
  • Developments in the ESG regulatory environment and corporate governance

Top reasons to attend:

  • Regional Review: Discover how to navigate the M&A landscape in a challenging geopolitical and economic environment
  • 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 healthcare, real estate, digital transformation and automotive
  • Strategies: Hear from leading corporates and private equity professionals on their investment strategies for the region
  • Network: Connect with 550+ senior delegates including 180+ corporate investors and 25+ speakers from Japan and across the globe

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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Japan M&A Forum

6 CPD points can be claimed after attending the event (in-person only)

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