Stan Yukevich is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, private equity and venture capital investments, and general corporate representation and counselling. Mr. Yukevich works with clients across a range of industries, with significant experience with technology companies.
Mr. Yukevich is recommended as a leading M&A lawyer in Japan by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, and IFLR1000. He is also listed in the Hall of Fame for Japan: Corporate and M&A in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and is recognized by the Japan edition of Best Lawyers in the categories of Corporate and M&A, and Private Equity, Private Funds and Venture Capital.
Mr. Yukevich teaches courses on business contracts drafting at Temple Law School’s Tokyo campus and on M&A at Hitotsubashi University’s Graduate School of Law, and has lectured on M&A topics at Waseda University.
Mr. Yukevich's representative transactions include the following:
- Hitachi and Hitachi Appliances in their formation of a global air conditioning joint venture with Johnson Controls, integrating the companies’ HVAC businesses.
- Toshiba in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Landis+Gyr AG, a leading provider of advanced electricity and other utility meters and related solutions for the smart grid, and Toshiba’s subsequent divestiture of its interest in Landis+Gyr through the company’s listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
- Daiwa House in its acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Trumark Companies, a leading California developer and homebuilder.
- Secure-24, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, in its acquisition of Symmetry, a leading SAP managed service provider.
- NTT in its acquisition of Solutionary, a leading pure-play managed security services provider for IT infrastructures, applications, networks, and cloud and mobile environments.
- SBI Holdings and its subsidiary photonamic GmbH & Co. in the acquisition of NX Development, to advance photonamics’ U.S. business for GleolanTM, an agent for visualization of malignant tissue during surgery.
- New Relic, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for application performance management, in its establishment of a Japan joint venture with Japan Cloud.
- NTT DATA in its acquisition of Keane International, a global outsource provider of IT services relating to custom application development and management, enterprise application services, infrastructure solutions, and business processes.
- Toshiba TEC in its $850 million acquisition of IBM’s global retail point-of-sale systems and solutions business.
- Terumo Corporation in its $2.6 billion acquisition of CaridianBCT, a leading provider of blood collection, treatment and related products.
- Toshiba in its $600 million global joint venture with General Electric for the manufacture and sale of industrial drive products.
- Hitachi in its acquisition of a majority stake in M-Tech Information Technologies, a leading provider of identity management software and services headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
- Intel Capital in its venture capital investments in Gengo, a web-based provider of translation services, and Cloudian, a provider of storage software solutions for the cloud environment.
- Citigroup Principal Investments Japan in its sale of the Niseko Village ski resort and facility in Hokkaido, Japan to YTL Hotels and Properties, a leading Malaysian hotel and resort company.
- Nikon in its acquisition by cash takeover bid of Metris NV, a Belgian maker of precision measuring equipment for the aerospace and other manufacturing industries.
- NTT DoCoMo in its acquisitions of Guam Cellular & Paging and Guam Wireless, two leading wireless communications providers on Guam.
- Daifuku in its acquisition of Jervis B. Webb Company, a world leader in airport baggage and material handling systems.
- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering in its acquisition of NEC Electronics’ semiconductor packaging and testing facilities in Takahata, Japan.