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Tsuguhito Omagari

Fax +81.3.3597.6421
Mr. Omagari is experienced in domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, domestic and international joint ventures, investment into Japan and by Japanese companies overseas, private investment in public entities (PIPEs), real estate investment transactions, investment management, banking and securities regulations, general corporate, litigation, and dispute resolution.

He has acted for domestic and international banks, private equity firms, manufacturing companies in various industries, securities firms and real estate asset managers.

Mr. Omagari has completed secondments at a financial institution and an international cosmetic brand company where he worked on a number of corporate, finance, securities related and commercial transactions.

Professional Background

Tsuguhito was admitted in Japan in 2002. Prior to joining the firm in 2011, he was with a UK-based international law firm in Tokyo (2002-2006 and 2008-2011), London (2007-2008) and Hong Kong (2008)), during which he was on a full-time secondment at the retail banking division of a major Japanese bank (2004-2005), and on a part-time secondment to the legal department of the Japanese subsidiary of a foreign cosmetics company (2009).

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Representation of Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (CTL) in an aircraft leasing joint venture with CIT Group that allows for the establishment of joint venture companies in both Ireland and the United States (Delaware) as consolidated subsidiaries of CTL.
  • Acting for a major Japanese-listed company in relation to its acquisition of a set of manufacturing facilities from a subsidiary of a U.S. based company.
  • Acting for a major Japanese bank in its establishment of a joint venture company with a major U.S. based financial institution.
  • Acting for a foreign cosmetics company in its acquisition of a Japanese cosmetics brand.
  • Acting for major Japanese listed companies in relation to its investment into companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by way of third party allotment. 
  • Acting for a Japanese trading company in the establishment of a joint venture company in Singapore.
  • Acting for various foreign companies in the restructuring of their Japanese operations.
  • Acting for various foreign private equity firms in the acquisitions and dispositions of their Japanese portfolios.
  • Acting for various foreign companies in their acquisition and sale of principle assets and affiliates in Japan.
  • Acting for a U.S. based financial institution in relation to its Japanese aspects of global business acquisition.
  • Advising various foreign companies and financial institutions on Japanese regulatory issues, including the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law, the Banking Law and other finance related regulations.
  • Advising a U.S. based company on the Japanese aspects and local data protection issues of its global outsourcing project.
  • Advising various Japanese companies on offshore fund establishment.
  • Acting for a Japanese listed company in relation to an arbitration case at JCAA.
  • Acting for various Japanese and foreign companies in relation to litigations and dispute resolutions (both in-court and out-of-court), ranging from commercial to intellectual properties.
  • Acting for sponsor companies and financier companies in various real estate investment schemes.
  • Advising various companies in relation to securitizations backed by entrustments of future receivables from businesses.
  • Acting on a notable criminal case.