Four critical factors for Japanese corporates making major international acquisitions, Stuart Chambers, CEO of NSG Group

Stuart Chambers, CEO of NSG Group

Stuart Chambers, CEO of NSG Group, gave a press conference on October 16, 2008, here are some notes and thoughts. On February 16th, 2006, Nippon Sheet Glass’ offer for the 80% of Pilkington plc it did not already own, for US$ 3.14 billion in total, was accepted by Pilkington’s share holders and the acquisition was… Continue reading Four critical factors for Japanese corporates making major international acquisitions, Stuart Chambers, CEO of NSG Group

A German perspective on M&A in Japan

German Embassy in Tokyo April 24th, 2008 Title: A German Perspective on M&A in Japan The background, the drivers: High Euro, low valuations in Japan Globalization, must have critical size Technology Europe’s business is under-developed in Japan The Landscape: M&A is generally at lower levels than in UK/US recently M&A transactions are rising: Types of… Continue reading A German perspective on M&A in Japan

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M&A in Japan

Talk and panel discussion at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Practical aspects of mergers and acquisitions between Europe and Japan Gave a panel talk organized by the Asia Pacific Technology Network at the beautiful House of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation near Regents Park in London on the topic “M&A in Japan” on April 18th, 2008. Summary:… Continue reading M&A in Japan

A European perspective on M&A in Japan

Presentation at the lunch meeting of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (DCCJ) on April 4, 2008. Announcement Photos of the event Announcement text: With the very high EURO and low valuations of many Japanese companies, and with changing attitudes in Japan, now is an excellent time for European companies to start or expand… Continue reading A European perspective on M&A in Japan

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New opportunities versus old mistakes in Japan

Foreign companies in Japan’s high-tech markets Stanford University US-Japan Technology Management Center Autumn 1999 Seminar Series: ” The Transformation of R&D in East Asia and Japan” Thursday, October 28th, 1999: 16:15pm US-Japan Technology Management Center, (Skilling Lecture Theatre) (was transmitted by Stanford’s TV to 100s of Silicon Valley companies) Copyright 2013-2019 Eurotechnology Japan KK All… Continue reading New opportunities versus old mistakes in Japan