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Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan 2023

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

The Annual Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan successfully took place in Tokyo and online on 29 June 2023.

The event brought together over 660 M&A professionals including 180+ corporates representing 380+ different organisations from 20 geographies. The conference, which focused on the investment themes and economic trends that will drive Japanese M&A in the next 12 months and sectors in the region that are most attractive to overseas dealmakers, featured a keynote presentation from Hide Harada, Chief Strategy Officer at Panasonic Connect Co., Ltd.

The forum also featured leading executives from Advantage Partners, SHIFT Inc., CVC Capital Partners, Fujitsu, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Sony Ventures Corporation, EQT Partners, Citigroup Global Markets and Carlyle Japan speaking on a number of well-researched topics including how much M&A activity will we see and what are the factors in Japan’s favour, the future of Japan’s ESG and corporate governance, how companies are forging ties with internationals partners to drive M&A, the strategies top Japanese corporates and investors are using to invest in technology innovations and the sectors, prefectures, and transaction sizes private equity funds have been focusing on.

The Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan returns to Tokyo on 25th June 2024.

2023 Forum Demographics

M&A delegates

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

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