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European M&A dynamics - what makes a successful auction transaction in Germany and the Netherlands

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 16:00 - 19:00 (JST) (Doors open 15:30) RSVP by Friday, May 31, 2024, 12:00 (JST)
Tokyo Otemon Tower, Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo)

In this seminar, trends and recent legal regulations and practices in M&A and auction transactions in Europe (especially in Germany and the Netherlands) will be discussed. Panelists and speakers include Thomas Schulz from Noerr, and Kyoko Tollenaar, Bram Caudri and Yuki Takada (on secondment from Nishimura & Asahi) from Houthoff; coordinated by Yoshiyuki Kizu, a leading partner in the European M&A practice from Nishimura & Asahi.


16:00 Opening remarks
16:05 - 16:15 Part 1
Yoshiyuki Kizu (Partner, Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo))
Yuki Takada (Houthoff)
16:15 - 16:55 Part 2
Thomas Schulz (Partner, Noerr)
Kyoko Tollenaar (Partner, Houthoff)
Bram Caudri (Partner, Houthoff)
16:55 - 17:10 Coffee Break
17:10 - 17:55 Panel discussion
Yoshiyuki Kizu (Partner, Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo))
Thomas Schulz (Partner, Noerr)
Kyoko Tollenaar (Partner, Houthoff)
Bram Caudri (Partner, Houthoff)
17:55 - 18:00 Closing remarks
18:00 - 19:00 Networking


木津 嘉之

Yoshi’s practice covers various M&A transactions, cross border deals, and day-to-day commercial businesses, with a focus on Europe-related matters. He lived in Europe approx. 8 years including studying at the master of law at UCL in London, working approx. 3 years in leading firms in Frankfurt, Paris and Italy, a short secondment in Barcelona/Madrid and having regular business trips all across Europe including the Netherlands, Nordic countries and Eastern Europe. As a leading partner of Europe practice and cross-border team, Yoshi provides a tailored legal services in a timely and flexible manner.

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