Mitsutoshi is a partner of our registered associate offices of Morrison & Foerster Law Offices. He represents Japanese and non-Japanese clients in corporate transactions, including:
He regularly advises financial institutions and investment companies on Japanese regulatory matters.
Mitsutoshi is a bengoshi registered in Japan and graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan in 2000.Show More
Represented Astellas Pharma in its sale of 16 off-patent brand-name drugs for approximately $180 million (¥20.1 billion) to LTL Pharma Co., Ltd., a company founded by investment fund Unison Capital.
Represented Aetos Capital Real Estate in its sale of Simplex Investment Advisors, a Japanese real estate asset management firm, to Hulic Co., Ltd. for approximately $1.3 billion.
Represented Sekisui House Residential Investment in its approximately $2.3 billion merger with Sekisui House Reit, Inc., both public J-REITs sponsored by Sekisui House Ltd.
Represented CPG, a Thailand-based diversified conglomerate in Asia, in its $1.8 billion cross-investment and strategic alliance with ITOCHU Corporation.
Represented NEXON in its ¥98 billion global IPO, serving as issuer’s counsel.
Represented Kenedix Retail REIT in its ¥72 billion global IPO and follow-on global equity offerings, serving as underwriters’ counsel.
Represented Japan Retail Fund Investment in multiple follow-on global equity offerings, serving as underwriters’ counsel.
Represented Olympus in its ¥118 billion global equity offering, serving as underwriters’ counsel.
Represented Shinsei Bank in its ¥75 billion global equity offering, serving as underwriters’ counsel.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
Chambers Global 2020
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
The Best Lawyers in Japan (Recognized since 2021)