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    Nippon Life Insurance Co. - Investment in Corebridge Financial, Inc.

Nishimura & Asahi advised Nippon Life Insurance Co. on its acquisition of 20% of the outstanding shares in Corebridge Financial, Inc. [NYSE: CRBG], a US-based insurance company, from its parent company American International Group [NYSE: AIG].

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Nippon Life Insurance was led by partners Tatsuya Tanigawa, Takuya Oshida, Tatsuya Nakayama and Seitaro Iio.


谷川 達也

Tatsuya Tanigawa is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi, and has represented Japanese and non-Japanese buyers and sellers in numerous cross-border transactions in various industries, including stock and asset acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. He has handled both inbound and outbound transactions, including many public company transactions. He is committed to finding solutions for his clients in any transaction.

忍田 卓也

Having commenced his career advising clients on the disposal of non-performing loans and on private equity investments after the collapse of the bubble economy, he has been providing corporate clients with a wide range of legal support, including advising on domestic and cross border M&A and commercial transactions, such as joint venture agreements, license agreements, etc. He also covers other areas, such as crisis management and corporate litigation. Taking advantage of his extensive experience in advising clients on a wide range of legal issues and his previous secondment to a life insurance company, he is actively engaged in the area of insurance, especially in providing regulatory advice, advice on investments by insurance companies (including M&A), and advice on reinsurance, etc. Furthermore, he also focuses on energy and natural resources, offering his expertise on various issues related to the stable supply of energy, which is fundamental to society and the economy.

中山 達也

Tatsuya Nakayama is a partner in our M&A and corporate practice and was previously seconded to a top-tier U.S. international law firm. He has represented Japanese and non-Japanese buyers and sellers in numerous domestic and cross-border M&A and other commercial transactions, including financial institutions M&A, strategic alliances, private equity, equity finance, startups and venture capital investments. He also has considerable expertise in strategy planning at all stages from early stage to PMI and advises on a broad range of legal issues in the field of general corporate matters, including corporate governance, and banking and insurance. Leveraging such significant expertise and experience, he provides attentive expert advice in an effective, practical and timely manner. He also has experience serving as an outside officer for private companies and as a lecturer at a prestigious university and law school in Japan.

飯尾 誠太郎

Using the experience gained from being seconded to an asset management company, he has a broad range of experience in the field of real estate transactions and real estate finance, and his strength lies in his ability to provide advice in the areas of property transactions and property finance, where lawyers are not normally involved in practical correspondence, and to offer flexible solutions tailored to the client’s needs. In addition to the real estate field, he has knowledge in a wide variety of finance fields such as renewable energy projects, large-scale investment projects using Limited Partnerships, and new businesses utilizing leasing transactions. He also has extensive experience in insurance transactions and insurance regulation.