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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

JP TOWER, 2-7-2 MARUNOUCHI, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-7036, JAPAN
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Work +81 3 6889 7000
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Mami Ikebukuro

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Work +81 3 6889-7253
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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Position

Real Estate and J-REITs, Securitization/Structured Finance/Trust, Financial Regulations/Fund Management, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity

Career

Admitted in Japan (1988), Ushijima & Associates (1988-2002), Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2002-), Partner of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2005-), Professor, Keio University Law School (2013-2018).

Languages

Japanese, English

Education

The University of Tokyo (LL.B. 1986).


Japan: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Independent local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Mami Ikebukuro (Bengoshi) - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Within: Banking and finance – Independent local firms

The banking team at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu handles the full gamut of loans and financing transactions in the aircraft, shipping, real estate and projects space. SMBC recently appointed a team led by financial services regulatory expert Taku Umezawa to oversee its acquisition of American Railcar Leasing, and Terukazu Katsuyama advised the Development Bank of Japan as senior lender on the project financing of a biomass power plant in China. On the real estate front, Kenji Utsumi and Yoshinobu Koyama assisted Gaw Capital with its acquisition of the Minatomirai Center Building, while Mami Ikebukuro counselled Sumitomo and Sumisho Realty Management on the formation of a fund for investment into the US real estate market. Jiro Mikami is also a key name in the real estate finance practice. Fumihide Sugimoto leads the team and Shinichiro Horaguchi, Hiroshi Fujiwara and Hideaki Suda were promoted to partner.

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Japan: Investment funds

Investment funds – Independent local firms

Within: Investment funds – Independent local firms

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu provides advice concerning the structuring, distribution and sale of fund vehicles including domestic and foreign investment trusts, investment companies, REITs, private equity funds and real estate and infrastructure funds. The firm’s advice covers traditional investments as well as alternative investment schemes. Mami Ikebukuro is a notable name in the field.

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Japan: Real estate and construction

Real estate and construction – Independent local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Mami Ikebukuro (Bengoshi) - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Within: Real estate and construction – Independent local firms

The advice at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu covers the full gamut of real estate development, construction, acquisition and disposal matters, as well as management, ownership and leasing mandates. Practice leader Shunpei Tanaka and recently promoted Shinichiro Horaguchi oversaw Mitsui Fudosan's acquisition of the NBF Hibiya and GSK buildings from Nippon Building Fund and the disposition of Roppongi T-CUBE and Celestine Shiba Mitsui to Nippon. On the J-REIT front, clients describe the firm as 'the best of the best'; Hidetaka Mihara advised Mitsui Fudosan on the issuance of new investment units through a public offering and on the acquisition of three assets. Also notable are Mami Ikebukuro, who on behalf of Sumitomo and Sumisho Realty Management established a real estate investment fund for transactions in the US, and Rintaro Hirano, who assisted Astro Japan Property Group with the sale of its entire portfolio to Blackstone and its de-listing from the ASX.

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