Nishimura & Asahi > Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam > Firm Profile

Nishimura & Asahi
ROOM 903A SUN WAH TOWER
115 NGUYEN HUE, DISTRICT 1
HO CHI MINH CITY
Vietnam

Vietnam > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Nishimura & Asahi has a strong focus advising Japanense real estate developers and investors, as well as multinational and Vietnam corporations, on urban development projects and construction matters. Smart city projects are also within the team’s capabilities. Hikaru Oguchi leads the firm’s Vietnam practice from Tokyo, and other key contacts include Vu Le Bang, who specialises in inbound investment, Ha Hoang Loc, Kazuhide Ohya and Akira Hiramatsu.

Practice head(s):

Hikaru Oguchi

Key clients

Samty Co., Ltd.

Hitachi Sustainable Energy Ltd.

Paragon Urban Development Co., Ltd.

Hankyu Hanshin Properties Corp.

Work highlights

  • Advised Paragon Urban Development on its acquisition of a 25% capital contribution in Paragon Dai Phuoc for development of Paragon Dai Phuoc, an urban residential project in Dong Nai province.
  • Advised Hankyu Hanshin Properties on its acquisition from Nam Long Investment Corporation of a 34.9% stake in Dong Nai Waterfront City LLC.

Vietnam > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

Nishimura & Asahi is well-known for assisting Japanese clients on their inbound investments into Vietnam. Practice head Hikaru Oguchi is based in Tokyo and advises clients on their foreign investments into Vietnam, including M&A transactions and green field investment. Vu Le Bang, Ha Haong Loc and Kazuhide Onya are all key names of note based in Vietnam, with experience advising on mandates involving investment.

Practice head(s):

Hikaru Oguchi

Key clients

Marubeni Corporation

Sumitomo Corporation

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

Hitachi Sustainable Energy Ltd.

Paragon Urban Development Co., Ltd.

Hankyu Hanshin Properties Corp.

JFE Engineering Corporation

T Capital Partners Co., Ltd.

Mitsubishi Materials Corporation

Samty Co., Ltd.

Yamato Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised JFE Engineering Corporation on the establishment of a joint venture with Thuan Thanh Environment Joint Stock Company for a large-scale waste-to-energy project in Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam.
  • Advised Hitachi Sustainable Energy on its acquisition of a 35.1% stake in Trung Nam Wind Power Joint Stock Company.
  • Advised Paragon Urban Development on its acquisition of a 25% capital contribution in Paragon Dai Phuoc for development of Paragon Dai Phuoc, an urban residential project in Dong Nai province, adjacent to the eastern area of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.