Avex Inc. - Establishment of AI and voice synthesis business with Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi has advised Avex Inc. (“Avex”) [TSE: 7860], a Japanese entertainment content production company, on the establishment of a subsidiary, Coeste Inc., (“Coeste”) which will provide AI and voice synthesis services. Nishimura & Asahi also advised Avex on its shareholders’ agreement with Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation (“TDSL”), a provider of system integration services and software solutions, under which TDSL will transfer its Coestation voice technology platform to Coeste and acquire shares in Coeste.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Avex was led by partners Makoto Shimizu and Junya Kokaji.