Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan 2023

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

29 Jun

Technology M&A: Maximising digital value

Digital transformation is still an M&A theme for 2023 in Japan as businesses of all sizes and across sectors strive for digital transformation to stay competitive. Bolstered by the events of the last three years, which has accelerated the pace of digitalisation and e-commerce, Japanese corporates in sectors ranging from financial services to healthcare continue to search for technology acquisitions to assist business transformation, innovation, and improve sustainability and green outcomes. In this session, a panel of industry experts will discuss dealmaking in this sector, and how companies can protect their positions by pursuing domestic and outbound technology M&A.

  • What strategies are top Japanese corporates using to invest in technology innovations?
  • Which sub-sectors are Japanese investors looking at: climate tech, healthtech, and fintech?
  • What are some of the challenges of working with startups and investing in foreign technology companies?
  • How can digital transformation help businesses increase their sustainability performance and reach their carbon reduction goals?
  • How can Japan reinvent its automotive industry by transition to electric vehicles?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Reiji Yoshida Senior Reporter MERGERMARKET Bio
    Gen Tsuchikawa Chairman SONY VENTURES CORPORATION Bio
    Ryohei Nomoto Principal GLOBIS CAPITAL PARTNERS Bio
    Hidetaka Kojima Head of M&A, Strategic Planning and Global Business Development, SHIFT INC. Director of the Board, SHIFT GROWTH CAPITAL INC. Bio