June 25, 2020

Local Spotlight: Deal Drivers in Japan - Bonus Q&A

By Robert Torio, Content Marketing Manager, APAC

At a recent webinar that we co-hosted with Mergermarket, more than 500 dealmakers across Asia Pacific and Japan joined Mai Mizuta, Mergermarket’s Asia-Pacific Editor & Acuris Japan Bureau Chief, and panelists Yoshinobu Agu, Managing Director, Head of M&A Division, Citigroup Global Markets, and Yoichiro Shimizu, Datasite’s Head of Japan.

Agu and Shimizu shared their expert insights and our audience contributed their views about the market. Several participants also raised forward-looking questions that our panellists did not get a chance to address during the webinar, including:

  • What is the outlook for Japanese investors in terms of Southeast Asia and Asia in general?
  • How should the impact of COVID-19 be considered in business valuations?
  • What sectors of outbound acquisition will arise post-COVID-19?
  • How would the pandemic affect M&A expansion into India from Japan?

These are just some of the questions that were answered by our panel in this bonus Q&A piece. Get your copy today.

 

 

Deal Drivers: Japan Webinar On-demand

Missed the webinar? Watch on-demand and learn more about how dealmakers in and around Japan are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Our panellists also discussed what types of M&A activity could occur in the next 12 months across various sectors, especially in the short and midterm such as generation of capital or liquidity, as well as corporate restructuring or divesting non-core businesses.

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