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Eiichi Kanda

Partner

Clifford Chance, Tokyo
Practice area Capital markets
Sector Funds & investment management, Real estate, Transport & logistics
Tel +81366326643

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Eiichi Kanda

Partner

Eiichi Kanda specialises in real estate including investment, finance, development, funds, asset management and securitisation.

Eiichi also advises both borrowers and lenders on structured financing, joint ventures and cross-border alliances between foreign and Japanese entities.

神田 英一

パートナー

不動産に関連する業務 (投資、ファイナンス、開発、ファンド、アセットマネジメント及び証券化を含む)を専門とする

ストラクチャード・ファイナンスにおける貸付及び借入人へのアドバイス、並びにジョイントベンチャー及び外国と日本企業間のクロスボーダーの企業提携案件についてもアドバイスを行う

主要案件

  • 名古屋にオープンされるLEGOLANDの開発に関して2014年からKIRKBI (LEGOの投資部門)に助言
  • 京都のフォーシーズンズホテルの開発(約337億円)に関してベルジャヤ社に助言
  • 大阪のホテルの取得のためWESTMONT JAPAN INVESTMENTS株式会社及びそのスポンサー(グローバルな代替投資を行うファンド)に助言
  • 銀座の商業施設、KIRARITO GINZAの取得(約523億円)のためアゼルバイジャンの政府系ファンドであるThe State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ)に助言
  • 日本市場におけるサムライ債の発行に関してインドネシア共和国政府に助言
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経歴、資格

  • 1984年 慶應義塾大学法学部卒業  
  • 1987年 弁護士登録
  • 1991年 シカゴ大学 (LL.M.) 修了
  • 1992年 ニューヨーク州弁護士資格取得  
  • 2001年 Clifford Chance – 東京 パートナー就任

所属

  • 第一東京弁護士会

受賞、表彰

  • Eiichi Kanda is commended for his attention to detail and for his ample experience regarding the financial aspects of real estate. He co-advised KIRKBI Invest in the USD320 million construction of Legoland in Nagoya, including assisting in procuring finances and negotiating with the authorities and contractors.
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016, Japan, Real Estate: Domestic –Ranked Lawyers
  • Eiichi Kanda is ranked as Leading lawyer
    IFLR 1000 – 2016 Japan Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

クライアントブリーフィング等

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Relevant experience

  • KIRKBI, the investment section of LEGO, on the development of a new LEGOLAND theme park in Nagoya, Japan, since 2014
  • Berjaya on its US$320 million (RM976 million) development of the Four Seasons Hotel in Kyoto
  • Westmont Japan Investments KK and its sponsor (a fund managed by a global alternative investment adviser) in their acquisition of a hotel in Osaka, Japan
  • The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan in their acquisition of a retail building named Kirarito Ginza located in Tokyo, Japan through its SPV for approximately JPY 52.3 billion. This is the client's first and a very high profile real property investment in Japan.
  • Republic of Indonesia on their first guaranteed and unguaranteed Samurai Bonds issued in Japan
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Career and qualifications

  • Keio University (LLB) 1984
  • Admitted as a bengoshi in Japan 1987
  • University of Chicago Law School (LLM) 1991
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1992
  • Joined Clifford Chance Law Office (formerly Tanaka Akita & Nakagawa) as Partner 2001
  • Speaks Japanese and English

Awards and citations

  • Eiichi Kanda is commended for his attention to detail and for his ample experience regarding the financial aspects of real estate. He co-advised KIRKBI Invest in the USD$320 million construction of Legoland in Nagoya, including assisting in procuring finances and negotiating with the authorities and contractors.
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016, Japan, Real Estate: Domestic – Ranked Lawyers
  • Eiichi Kanda is ranked as a Leading Lawyer
    IFLR 1000 – 2016 Japan Capital markets : Structured Finance and Securitisation

Clifford Chance publications and insights

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