Hironori Shibata

Hironori Shibata
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
+81 3 6775 1039
+81 3 6775 2039


Who's Who Legal Japan - Capital Markets

Hironori Shibata is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, where he leads its capital markets team. He advises investment banks and other financial institutions, as well as issuers of debt and equity securities, on regulatory matters and in domestic and cross-border transactions, including initial public offerings, global offerings, straight and convertible bond issues, and other financings in the international public and private markets.

Mr Shibata also advises clients on various corporate matters and mergers and acquisition transactions. His projects have included groundbreaking capital markets transactions in the Japanese and other Asian markets. His work spans a range of industries, with particular emphasis on financial institutions.

Mr Shibata is listed as a leading lawyer in several legal industry and other publications, including Chambers Global and Nihon Keizai Shimbun.

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune's capital markets team is recognised for its experience in handling all aspects of Japanese and Japan-related cross-border capital markets issues, including advice in regulatory matters and the structuring of financial instruments. The team’s clients include major domestic and foreign investment banks, funds and other financial intermediaries. The team also advises Japanese and foreign issuers from various industries and countries.

Mr Shibata is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1992) and New York University School of Law (LLM, 1998). He is admitted to the Bar in both Japan and New York.

WWL says: Hironori Shibata stands out as one of the country’s most prominent capital markets practitioners. He is known as an expert in securities issues and is well respected for his top-tier work in the field.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Japan which can be purchased from our Shop.

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