Capital Markets

Capital Markets

City-Yuwa Partners has extensive experience in fund raising through the issuance of securities, such as shares, stock acquisition rights, convertible bonds, specified bonds of TMK (tokutei mokuteki kaisha) and investment securities of investment companies in the domestic and international markets and listing of shares in the domestic and international markets, and provide comprehensive legal services to the players in the capital market, such as domestic and international issuers, securities companies, investment banks and investors.

City-Yuwa provides a wide range of services to domestic and international companies seeking to be a public reporting company or to list their shares in the stock exchanges, not only by assisting them in the preparation of the documents necessary for the listing but also by assisting them in the issuance of preferred shares, in raising funds from the venture capitals, in the planning of capital structure of companies and in the adoption of stock option or other types of incentive plans. Furthermore, in corporation with other practice groups such as its intellectual property practice group and labor practice group, the finance practice group of City-Yuwa is able to advise the clients, who aim for IPO, on various comprehensive legal issues.

In addition to the legal services concerning fund raising in the capital markets, the finance practice group of City-Yuwa advises on legal issues concerning the disclosure of corporate information, insider trading, acquisition and disposal of treasury shares, stock option, regulations on the entities engaging in the financial or securities businesses, including the commercial banks, investment banks, securities companies, securities dealers and investment advisors, instruments exchange business and any other issues related to the Companies Act, Financial Instruments & Exchange Law and other related regulations. Furthermore, the financial practice group of City-Yuwa has been handling many cases which are related to M&A transactions, such as tender offer.

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Advised on the plan of the listing of a Korean video game company on a Japanese stock exchange.
Advised on the plan of the listing of a Korean on-line game company on a Japanese stock exchange.
Advised on a variety of capital market matters in an advisory role of a securities company.
Advised a major domestic bank, a bond issuer, on the issuance of corporate bonds in the Taiwanese market under the Euro medium term note program.

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