Firm Name: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Practice Area: Initial Public Offerings Law
Takahiro Saito is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. His practice focuses mainly on capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions. Taki regularly advises issuers and underwriters on global securities offerings by Japanese issuers, including Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings and U.S.-registered offerings, as well as listings by Japanese issuers on U.S. securities exchanges.
Bilingual in English and Japanese, Taki Saito is a Partner in our Tokyo office, concentrating on capital markets and M&A transactions. He regularly advises issuers and underwriters on global securities offerings by Japanese issuers—including Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings and U.S.-registered offerings, as well as listings by Japanese issuers on U.S. securities exchanges. Taki’s IPO clients include Recruit Holdings in its $1.8 billion IPO and listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Regulation S/Rule 144A offering of common stock; and Seibu Holdings in its $438 million IPO and listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Regulation S/Rule 144A offering of common stock. On debt offerings, he has experience advising virtually all of the major underwriters in the market with respect to multiple senior and subordinated debt offerings.
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