Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. - Tender offer for Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Japanese chemicals company Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. [TSE: 4203] on its tender offer for the outstanding common shares of Japanese medical devices and equipment maker Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc. [TSE: 7703]. Upon completion, Kawasumi Laboratories will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Bakelite.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Sumitomo Bakelite was led by partners Hiroshi Suga, Kazuyoshi Furusumi and Mitsutoshi Sugihara.