Yoshiko Kawanami is an associate in White & Case's Asia Debt Finance and Restructuring group, based in Tokyo. Ms. Kawanami advises banks and corporate borrowers on finance transactions. She also has experience with licensing and start-up business for financial institutions entering the Japanese market. Her experience also includes corporate matters and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Kawanami worked at another leading international law firm and a Japanese law firm in Tokyo. She resided in the US and the UK, and is fluent in English.
She is a member of the Tokyo Bar Association.
White & Case represented Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., as mandated lead arranger in connection with the USD165 Million acquisition of LITE-ON Technology Corporation’s Solid State Drive (SSD) business, Solid State Storage Technology Corporation by Kioxia Holdings Corporation (formerly known as Toshiba Memory Corporation).