Naoya Shiota is a partner in our Corporate/M&A practice group, based in Tokyo. He advises global private equity clients and Japanese corporate clients on cross-border and domestic acquisitions and disposals. With his substantial experience in both M&A and finance, he can provide one-stop services to advise on a wide range of transactions, such as acquisition of private companies, tender offer and going-private and PIPEs transactions.
Prior to joining White & Case in 2021, he worked at a "Big Four" Japanese law firm for more than 15 years including six years as a partner in the M&A practice group where he led on a number of cross-border M&A transactions. He advises on transactions in a wide range of sectors, particularly the automotive, manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical and entertainment sectors.
He is fluent in both English and his native language of Japanese.
Leading Lawyer: M&A—Japan, IFLR1000 2021