河野 理子

パートナー
東京

略歴

経歴

不良債権や不動産ポートフォリオの取得、売却及びリストラクチャリングに加え、プライベートエクイティ投資、事業再編、倒産関連のクロスボーダーM&A案件において豊富な経験を有しています。日本、アジア、欧州、米国における利害に影響を及ぼすような、国境をまたぐ案件を数多く取り扱った経験を有しています。

また、ファンド設立からアセットの取得及び売却に至るまで、J-REITや複雑なファイナンス案件を含む多岐にわたるプラクティスを取り扱う不動産分野の弁護士として高い評価を得ています。

 

弁護士登録

  • 1993年 弁護士(45期)

 

学歴

  • 1989年 大阪大学法学部
  • 2000年 Harvard Law School (LL.M.)

 

所属

  • 第二東京弁護士会

 

使用言語

  • 日本語
  • 英語

 

取扱業務

ペイパル・ホールディングス・インク(2021年)
Representation of PayPal Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Paidy Inc., a leading two-sided payments platform and provider of buy now, pay later solutions in Japan, for an enterprise value of ¥300 billion, or approximately US$2.7 billion

スターウッド・キャピタル・グループ(2021年)
Representation of Starwood Capital Group, in its unsolicited tender offer for Invesco Office J-REIT, Inc., a listed J-REIT in Japan, for ¥22,500 per investment unit (total equity value of approximately ¥198 billion, publicly reported debt of ¥126 billion, for an enterprise value of approximately ¥325 billion)

ESR(2021年)
Representation of ESR, a leading developer, owner and operator of modern logistics real estate across Asia, in its acquisition of an Osaka data center asset, as part of a planned US$2.15 billion project. ESR acquired an existing facility together with associated land for development, which has the potential to yield a project with a total capacity of 78MW when completed. The campus, close to Japan’s major Internet Exchange and other network exchanges, is expected to have a potential gross asset value of US$2.15 billion

ESR(2019年)
Representation of ESR on the formation of a perpetual core fund and joint venture among ESR, AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (AXA IM), and a major sovereign wealth fund in connection with the acquisition of six logistics properties in Japan worth USD1 billion. This matter won “Real Estate Deal of the Year” by the ALB Japan Law Awards 2019

ダイムラーAG(2016年)
Representation of automobile manufacturer Daimler AG and its subsidiaries in connection with the global restructuring of Takata Corporation and its subsidiaries, component part suppliers responsible for the largest-ever consumer products recall. White & Case has assisted Daimler AG and its subsidiaries in navigating the complex issues arising out of insolvency proceedings in the US and Japan and coordinated out of court restructurings in Europe and elsewhere

株式会社gumi(2018年)
Representation of gumi Inc. in its joint venture gumi Cryptos LLC, a cryptocurrency and blockchain technology-focused fund company

Skymark Airlinesの事業再構築(2015年)
Representation of CIT Aerospace, a provider of leasing and financing solutions for aircraft fleets worldwide, in connection with the restructuring of Skymark Airlines, Japan's third largest airline which filed for bankruptcy in January of 2015.

Ellipsiz Ltd.による東京カソード研究所の買収(2014年)
Representation of Ellipsiz Ltd. and its US-based subsidiary, SV Probe Pte. Ltd., on the acquisition by business transfer of Tokyo Cathode Laboratory Co., Ltd. (TCL), a Japanese probe card manufacturer and supplier, out of TCL's Civil Rehabilitation Procedure filed with the Tokyo District Court. She also advised on and the further acquisition of the shares of or assets held by TCL's subsidiaries located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and Guangzhou, China

コメルツ銀行によるコメルツ・ジャパン・リアルエステート・ファイナンスの売却(2014年)
Ayako worked as part of the international team which advised Commerzbank AG on the sale of its Tokyo-based subsidiary, Commerz Japan Real Estate Finance Corporation (CJREFC), to leading Asia-focused alternative investment manager PAG. As part of the transaction, the primarily subordinated loans held by CJREFC, which total around €700 million, are being transferred to the buyer

クアルコムのシャープへの1億2000万米ドル相当の出資(2012年)
Representation of US-based Qualcomm Incorporated in its investment of up to US$120 million in Sharp Corporation, listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Qualcomm invested US$60 million in exchange for newly issued shares, representing approximately 2.5% of Sharp's outstanding share capital at the end of 2012, and another US$60 million in 2013 contingent upon the satisfaction of certain milestones

受賞等

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022
日本におけるReal Estate and Construction: International Firms and Joint Ventures分野でLeading Individual: Bengoshiの評価を得ました

IFLR1000 2021
日本におけるM&A分野およびRestrucuring and insolvency分野でLeading Lawyerの評価を得ました

Women in Business Law Awards for Asia 2021
Real Estate Lawyer of the Yearに選ばれました

Chambers Asia-Pacific’s Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2020
LGBT+ Lawyer of the Yearに選ばれました