Jurisdiction - Japan
Japan – Skadden Advises Marubeni To Acquire Gavilon For USD3.6bn.

30 May, 2012


Skadden is representing Marubeni Corporation, which today announced that it will acquire Gavilon Group LLC for USD3.6bn. Marubeni, based in Japan, is one of the largest general trading companies in that country. Gavilon is a leading US commodity management firm. This deal will make Marubeni one of the world’s largest grain traders.


Skadden were led by partners Patricia Moran, New York, Nobuhisa Ishizuka, Tokyo and Sally Thurston, New York.


Jones Day acted as legal advisers to Gavilon.


For further information, please contact:


Andrew Towler, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

[email protected]


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