Morrison & Foerster's Tokyo office is recognized as having one of the leading project finance teams in Japan. Our Tokyo attorneys represent sponsors, lenders and construction contractors in greenfield development projects and M&A transactions. Our Tokyo project finance team is led by three senior attorneys and operates globally across industry sectors but is particularly focused on power, oil & gas, mining, infrastructure development and transportation projects.
Recent project finance transactions on which we have advised include:
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019Japan: Projects and Energy: International Firms (Tier 1)
IFLR1000 2019 Japan: Project Development: Foreign Firms (Tier 1)
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019Japan: Projects and Energy: International (Band 2)
Chambers Global 2018 Japan: Projects and Energy: International (Band 2)
Here is what they say about us:
"A long-standing name in project finance." (Chambers Asia Pacific 2013)
"Experienced and good at negotiation, documentation and explanation." (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013)
"They are the ones we use for deals going to New York." (IFLR1000 2013)
"The team in Tokyo is particularly well regarded." (Chambers Global 2012)
"Definitely one of the leading firms in Tokyo for international projects matters." (Chambers Asia Pacific 2012)
"Morrison & Foerster made waves in the project finance market last year." (IFLR1000 2011)
" 'It is doing terribly well,' admits a rival." (IFLR1000 2011)
"Particularly strong links in Latin America." (Chambers Asia Pacific 2010)
"Strong reputation amongst leading players in the Tokyo market." (Chambers Asia Pacific 2010)
"A long-standing name in project finance."
(Chambers Asia Pacific 2013)
"All of them are experienced, brilliant, clear, hard-working, quick in response and customer friendly. Team work among them has also been excellent." (IFLR1000 2013)
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