Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan 2024

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

Japan enjoyed a rise in M&A deal value and volume last year driven by low-interest rates, a weaker yen and a resurging stocks market. In 2024, a favourable regulatory environment and shareholder activism mean Japan is forecast to be a key destination for investors.

Against this backdrop, the Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan will return 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.

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
  • Market Growth: Find out what is driving the middle market carve-out boom and privatizations
  • Corporates: Hear from top corporates and M&A experts in Japan on their insights into the evolving dealmaking landscape
  • Top trends: Get the latest updates on how disruptive technologies reshape the business model
  • Strategies: Hear from leading corporates and private equity professionals on their investment plans for the region
  • Network: Connect with 660+ senior delegates including 200+ corporate investors and 31 speakers from Japan and across the globe

Topics discussed will include:

  • Top trends in outbound, inbound and domestic M&A deals in the market, including portfolio diversification, corporate carve-outs
  • Corporate governance: An increase in shareholder and activism activity and the impact on the deal market
  • Private equity in Japan: growth patterns and exit routes
  • Sector updates: Artificial Intelligence (AI), energy transition and Japanese tech startup IPO trend
  • Developments from the regulatory support perspective

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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