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Ryo Suzuki

Admitted
2005, Japan
Languages
Japanese/English
Ryo Suzuki

Practices

SUZUKI, Ryo is an experienced consultant who has worked for the national and local governments in PPP/PFI/Concessions related to infrastructure projects such as airports and gas projects. In addition, he is also engaged in various projects of listed companies, such as a series of procedures including the operation of a third-party committee to convert a listed subsidiary into a wholly owned subsidiary, a tender offer for a hostile takeover, and financing through a third-party allocation. He is also experienced in litigation and legal counseling for various industries such as financial institutions and real estate agents, bankruptcy trust business for individuals and companies, and bankruptcy and civil rehabilitation filings. Furthermore, he has also conducted valuable consultations regarding family law matters, such as divorce and inheritance.
In this way, as a specialist who is often called a generalist, he says “I duly perceive my clients’ objectives and effectively engage with them on a regular basis in different capacities, projects and matters in order to assist them in any and all situations.”

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

2005-2007
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
2007-2017
Seed Law Office
2017-2019
EY
2019-2021
SATO & Partners
2021 to Present
City-Yuwa Partners

Education

2004
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
2005
Legal Training and Research Institute
Infrastructure / PFI / PPP
As an advisor to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, provided support for the competition procedures for the Kumamoto Airport Concession Project (airport concession project).
As an advisor to Otsu City, provided support for the competition procedures in the qualified project, etc. for operation of Otsu City gas (gas concession project).
As an advisor to Miura City, provided support for the competition procedures in the operation project for Miura City public wastewater (eastern disposal area) (sewerage concession project).
Supported competition procedures mainly as an advisor to the public entity in various PPP/PFI projects (including DBO).
Advised many companies on the nature of a joint-stock company that emphasizes the public interest, including the expansion of natural capital.
M&A
Assisted a company listed on the First Section (current Prime Market) of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in its tender offer procedures in a hostile takeover.
Assisted a company listed on the First Section (current Prime Market) of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in a series of procedures for making a business subsidiary a wholly owned subsidiary, including the operation of a special committee.