Davis Polk Named Best Law Firm in Japan by FinanceAsia

At the 2016/2017 FinanceAsia Japan Achievement Awards, Davis Polk was honored with the “Best Law Firm” award. The Japan Achievement Awards acknowledge the institutions and dealmakers that have led the way in skillful cross-border deal-making. 

FinanceAsia also recognized Davis Polk for its work on behalf of ARM Holdings in the company’s $31.8 billion acquisition by SoftBank Group. The deal received two awards: 

  • “Deal of the Year”
  • “Best M&A Deal” 

Active in Japan for over 90 years, today Davis Polk is among the leading U.S. legal advisers on complex transactions involving Japanese companies and the Japanese marketplace. The principal focus of our Tokyo office is capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions/joint ventures involving Japanese and international enterprises. Our lawyers also work on cross-border insolvency and restructuring, finance and credit transactions, as well as antitrust and competition, litigation, global enforcement and investigations, and other corporate and advisory projects. 

FinanceAsia will present the Japan Achievement Awards at a reception in Tokyo in July.

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