Japanese lawyer (Tokyo Bar Association) Kyohei Yanagida
- Keio University (LL.B.)
- University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D.)
- Passed Japan Bar Exam
- Registered with the Tokyo Bar Association
- Joined Clair Law Firm
- Joined Link Law Firm
- Joined ZeLo Law Firm
Acted on behalf of both companies and investors in over 50 financing rounds in 2018 alone. Investment rounds range from the seed stage (millions of yen) to pre-IPO later-stage rounds (billions of yen). Involved in all legal aspects of the financing stage from drafting initial terms sheets to closings.
Structured various financing deals using convertible equity (J-KISS) and stock options.
Advised large investment firms in Japan on financing matters, fund formation and operation. Representative work includes assisting an investment firm to invest 20 billion yen as a limited partner in a venture as well as a CVC transaction of 100 billion yen by a publicly traded company.
Provided legal advice to companies that are preparing to file IPOs.