MoFo News Item

MoFo Advises Daiwa Securities Group on Acquisition of Sagent Advisors and Signal Hill

28 Jul 2017

Morrison & Foerster LLP is advising Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (TSE: 8601), a global financial services company, in its agreement to acquire both Sagent Advisors and Signal Hill Holdings LLC. Following the closing, Sagent and Signal Hill will be combined into an advisory firm called DCS Advisory.

Tokyo-based Mergers & Acquisitions partner Gary Mitchel Smith and New York-based Mergers & Acquisitions partner Jeffery Bell are leading the MoFo team advising Daiwa.

View the press release.

Select media coverage:

  • The Deal: “Movers & Shakers Feature: Japan's Daiwa Goes Boutique Shopping in the U.S.” (July 27, 2017)
  • peHUB: “Daiwa Securities to buy Sagent, Signal Hill” (July 27, 2017)


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