Skadden private equity partner Kenju Watanabe joins Paul Hastings in Tokyo

Kenju Watanabe, formerly of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined Paul Hastings as partner in the Tokyo office. Watanabe's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, and joint venture transactions. “Kenju’s focus on providing corporate, securities, and tax advice in the context of complex cross-border M&A transactions aligns perfectly with our clients’ needs, especially given that Japanese corporations are increasingly active in strategic global acquisitions”, said Ted Johnson, Paul Hastings Tokyo Office Chairman. Skadden’s Tokyo office opened in 1987 has around 30 lawyers.

paulhastings.com Skadden private equity partner Kenju Watanabe joins Paul Hastings in Tokyo
Mon, Sep 8, 2008 paulhastings.com