Tokyo - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Tsuguhito Omagari as a corporate/M&A partner in its Tokyo office. Omagari rejoins K&L Gates from local Tokyo firm Sonderhoff & Einsel.
Omagari focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private investment in public entities (PIPEs), private equity, domestic and international joint ventures, real estate investment transactions, and various other corporate and related regulatory matters. He also advises international companies on investing and doing business in Japan.
Ryan Dwyer, managing partner of K&L Gates’ Tokyo office, commented: “We are happy to have Tsuguhito rejoin our Tokyo office. He is an excellent M&A and corporate finance lawyer, with extensive Japan PIPEs deal experience. His addition amplifies our Japanese corporate/M&A offerings and enhances our ability to represent Japanese corporate clients and financial institutions in strategic corporate/M&A transactions across the region.”
The Tokyo office of K&L Gates was established in 2010 and comprises more than 20 legal professionals, including 12 partners. Omagari is the second corporate/M&A partner to join the office in as many months, following the recent addition of Dale Araki.
K&L Gates’ highly regarded corporate/M&A practice includes lawyers across five continents who serve as counsel to a broad array of Global 500, Fortune 100, FTSE 100 corporations, privately held and venture-backed companies, partnerships, private equity firms and other investment funds, management groups, and entrepreneurs.