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Kohei Nomura has taken a leading role in advising public and private companies in general corporate and transactional matters, M&A, corporate governance, financial regulations, and turnaround and insolvency issues.

Kohei has advised listed companies and their advisory on investor relations including communication with activist shareholders. He made an individual presentation "Ideal Attitude of Listed Companies toward Expanding Shareholder Activism" that was sponsored by the Japan Planning Institute.

Kohei has advised asset managers and broker-dealers on a wide variety of compliance concerns, including financial licenses, organizational structures, transactional regulations, handling of nonpublic corporate information, conflict of interest, suitability of financial services/products, and the "Principles for Customer-Oriented Business Conduct." He has conducted and managed operational audits for asset management companies and has spoken on financial regulation, anti-money laundering, and regulations pertaining to cross-border investments.

Kohei has taken important roles in non-court insolvency procedures, civil rehabilitation proceedings, and bankruptcy proceedings in Japan. He is a coauthor of the Practice of Bankruptcy Administration (3rd ed., edited by the Research Department of Insolvency Law, Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association), which is a widely referred to resource among practitioners in Japan.


  • Electrolux acquires Tosei CorporationJones Day advised Electrolux Professional Group, a Swedish professional appliance manufacturing company operating globally, in connection with its acquisition of Tosei Corporation from Marunouchi Global Fund II and Marunouchi Capital Fund II, both related to Mitsubishi Corporation, for approximately SEK 1,650 million (JPY 23.25 billion) on a cash and debt free basis.
  • Norwest Equity Partners acquires United Sports BrandsJones Day represented Norwest Equity Partners in the acquisition and financing of United Sports Brands, a global leader in sports performance and protective products, including the Shock Doctor, McDavid, Cutters, Nathan, PEARL iZUMi, and Glukos brands.