This AJBCC special report examined the data presented in the HSF report and considered what might have been the drivers for the acquisitions.
To conduct this analysis, the AJBCC used, amongst other metrics, the publicly stated reasons why the 47 Japanese companies undertook these investments.
The AJBCC Special report provides thoughtful analysis including
Japan – Australia Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) have been increasingly active over the last few years.
What are their nature? What size? Industries? Trends?
Courtesy of AJBCC Member Company Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), this report provides the reader with great insight into transaction which have occurred over the period 2017 – 2019.
The AJBCC acknowledges our thanks to HSF for this report which we are delighted to make available to the AJBCC subscriber community.
The report was prepared by Ian Williams, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills and Vice-President of the AJBCC, together with Natalie McDowell, Senior Associate HSF and Chair of the AJBCC Future Leaders’ Group.
This 2017 report formed part of the marking of the 60th anniversary of the Australia – Japan Agreement on Commerce.
A highly detailed read it provides:
A precursor to the current HSF report, released in May 2017 it details
Also written by AJBCC Member Company Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) this report
(October 2016) explains the ‘Second Wave” of Japanese investment into Australia.
This report includes