Japan legal change set to boost M&A

Hui, Cheok Soh; Kovac, Matt
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the change in the merger and acquisition regulations in Japan. The change in the merger and acquisition law allows foreign companies to buy Japanese firms with their own shares. The move is expected to introduce greater flexibility and increase merger and acquisition transactions in industries such as pharmaceutical sector. The new laws, however, sanction triangular mergers.


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