Tech/Innovation

We offer a one-stop service covering the whole life cycle of funds. Our services range from the formation of PE, venture capital, and mezzanine funds to the acquisition of minority stakes through corporate funds. Our lawyers have a deep knowledge of the industry and have represented many GPs and LPs throughout their career.

We further provide legal advice on the structure and formation of offshore funds and draft the respective agreements. Where required, we also assess the legal environment in the respective jurisdictions and identify potential pitfalls.

Our lawyers have a wealth of experience and know-how in public relations and legal affairs in other jurisdictions. In addition, we have longstanding relationships with specialized law firms all around the globe with whom we have been working closely to respond to our clients’ requests and to ensure a seamless experience.

Experience

  • Structuring and formation of onshore and offshore PE, VC and CVC funds.
  • Establishment of group governance systems for CVCs.
  • Ongoing legal advice for investments of PE, VC and CVC funds, including the structuring of investments.
  • Advised leading Japanese financial institutions in PPP / PFI.
  • Represented banks and borrowers, investors and issuers in respect to debt and equity offerings.
  • Represented FinTech, real estate tech, ad tech, VR, robotics and social media companies in angel, seed, series A and series B rounds.