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Yohei Nakagawa

Partner | Tokyo


Represented The News Lens Co., Ltd. in a series of transactions consisting of its acquisition and merger with Japan-based Mediagene Inc. and its proposed de-SPAC with Blue Ocean Acquisition Corporation and listing on NASDAQ. 

Represented SoftBank Group Corp. and SoftBank Vision Fund in the proposed $65 billion sale of UK-headquartered multinational semiconductor and software design company Arm Limited to U.S. chip company NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA).

Represented SoftBank in the sale of a majority of its stake in robotics company Boston Dynamics, Inc. to South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Company.

Represented Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. in its US$550 million carve-out acquisition of the regional jet program from Bombardier Inc., a global leader in the transportation industry.

Represented Spark Networks in its acquisition of Zoosk, Inc., resulting in the creation of the second largest dating company in North America.

Represented Asahi Kasei Corporation in its approximately $1 billion acquisition of U.S.-based Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc., from Clearlake Capital Group.

Represented Toshiba Corporation on the $18 billion sale of its wholly owned subsidiary Toshiba Memory Corporation to a consortium led by Bain Capital.

Represented Tayca Corporation, a TSE-listed producer of industrial chemical products, in its acquisition of TRS Technologies, Inc., a privately held U.S. producer of piezoelectric and dielectric materials technology.

Represented Yamazaki Baking in its acquisition of Bakewise Brands, a privately owned U.S. manufacturer of premium baked products.