Mergermarket M&A Forum Japan 2024

The premier M&A forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

25 Jun

Japanese M&A update: Continue to thrive

In Japan, deal value increased by 38.8% year over year, delivering roughly $123 billion in 2023 - more than anywhere else in Asia, per Mergermarket data. For 2024, the revival of the stock market, favourable interest rates, stability from a geopolitical and social and pressure from the government and shareholders to divest non-performing assets are creating fertile ground for dealmakers. Our panel of experts will share their views on the outlook for the market and what the industry must do to maintain the momentum.

  • What investment themes and strategies will fuel more Japanese M&A in the next 12 months?
  • Will the rise in carve-out transactions remain and how can you access deals?
  • Outbound M&A: How can Japanese corporates compete for international deals?
  • Inbound M&A: How much M&A activity will we see and what makes Japan attractive?