AREAS OF PRACTICE
Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture finance, corporate governance, takeover defense, compliance, labor matters, general corporate/commercial matters.
Kentaro Shibata is a co-founder and partner of Shibata, Suzuki & Nakada. Before founding the firm, he worked at the Tokyo law firm of Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on M&A and joint venture transactions, but also includes cross-border transactions, corporate governance and compliance matters. Kentaro represents various clients including listed companies, private equity funds and financial institutions.
EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998｜Keio University (LL.B.)
1998 - 1999｜Sompo Japan Insurance, Inc.
2001 - 2006｜T. Hasegawa & Co., Law Offices
2006｜Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.)
2006 - 2014｜Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu
2014 -｜Co-founder/Partner at Shibata, Suzuki & Nakada
2015-｜Supervisory Director for LaSalle Logiport REIT