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Comment: Amid rising takeover bids in Japan, dealmakers should consider timelines for antitrust reviews

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 10 May 2024 07:11
  • 10 May 2024 07:11
Corporate takeover bids are on the rise in Japan, driven partly by the industry ministry’s new policy to encourage companies to seriously consider such offers, which are seen as raising corporate valuations, even when they are unsolicited.
In a country with a shrinking population, amid industrial transformations, merger activity is expected

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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