TITLE

Japan legal change set to boost M&A

AUTHOR(S)
Hui, Cheok Soh; Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25401629

 

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