Japan Achievement Awards 2012: Best deals

We select the best capital markets, M&A and financing transactions in Japan during 2012.

DEAL OF THE YEAR, BEST EQUITY-LINKED DEAL
Sony’s ¥150 billion zero coupon convertible bonds
Bookrunners: Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Nomura
Legal advisers: Linklaters, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

 

BEST IPO
Japan Airlines’ $8.5 billion global offering
Bookrunners: Daiwa, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mizuho, SMBC Nikko
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Sullivan & Cromwell

 

BEST SECONDARY EQUITY OFFERING
H2O Retailing’s $148 million global offering
Global coordinators: Mizuho, UBS
Legal advisers: Morrison & Foerster,
Nishimura & Asahi

 

BEST CROSS-BORDER M&A
Tokio Marine’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Delphi Financial Group
Financial advisers: Lazard, Macquarie, Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell
Legal advisers: Cravath Swaine & Moore, Sullivan & Cromwell

 

BEST DOMESTIC M&A
Nippon Steel’s merger with Sumitomo Metal Industries
Financial advisers: Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, SMBC Nikko, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Daiwa, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan
Legal advisers: Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu,
Nishimura & Asahi

 

BEST PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL
Permira’s $1 billion acquisition of Sushiro from Unison
Financial advisers: Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Nomura
Legal advisers: Clifford Chance, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL BOND
Takeda Pharmaceutical’s $3 billion dual-tranche offering
Bookrunners: Nomura, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley
Legal advisers: Anderson Mori, Sullivan & Cromwell, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

BEST SAMURAI BOND
Nordea Bank’s ¥120.2 billion debut samurai
Bookrunners: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mizuho, Nomura

 

MOST INNOVATIVE DEAL
ING Bank’s ¥175.9 billion Tokyo Pro-Bonds
Lead managers: Barclays, Mizuho, Nomura

 

BEST SECURITISATION
Volkswagen’s ¥25 billion Driver Japan One auto loans securitisation
Arrangers: Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland

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