Mr. Kawaguchi is a partner in the firm’s Tokyo office. Mr. Kawaguchi’s practice focuses on asset finance (with an emphasis on aircraft, shipping, and real estate), mergers and acquisitions, banking and insolvency matters, with experience in strategic M&A, inbound M&A into Japan, cross-border reorganization, acquisition finance, and complex financial transactions.
Mr. Kawaguchi has represented a broad range of clients such as international private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, global mobile telecommunications companies, Japanese leasing companies, Japanese trading companies, Japanese and foreign banks, securities companies, and other financial institutions.
Mr. Kawaguchi was admitted to practice law in Japan in 2000 and joined the firm in 2010. Before he joined the firm, he spent a year at the London office of an international law firm.