Japan’s overseas M&A set to rebound

Yuzo Otsuka, UBS’s head of mergers and acquisitions in Japan, talks to FinanceAsia about the trend in Japanese outbound M&A.

Japan’s overseas M&A set to rebound
UBS's Yuzo Otsuka

Yuzo Otsuka, UBS’s head of mergers and acquisitions in Japan, talks to FinanceAsia about why Japanese outbound MA volumes have dropped from 2011’s jumbo level, his expectations of whether deals will pick up again and Japanese companies' attitude towards leverage.

Edited excerpts follow from an interview conducted in UBS’s Tokyo office

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