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    Mizuho Leasing Co., Ltd. - Capital and business alliance with Eco Style Co., Ltd.

Leading Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi advised Mizuho Leasing Co., Ltd. [TSE: 8425], a Japanese leasing and financial services provider, on its acquisition of a part of common stock and business alliance with Eco Style Co., Ltd., a Japan-based renewable energy provider.

The Nishimura & Asahi team advising Mizuho Leasing was led by partners Tatsuya Nakayama and Seitaro Iio.


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.