Skadden Advises On US$429 Million IPO Of WORLD CO., LTD.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Japan - Capital Markets

28 September, 2018


Skadden advised Nomura International plc, SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Limited and Mizuho International plc as international underwriters' counsel on WORLD CO., LTD.'s ¥ 48.4 billion (approximately US$ 429 million) initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


WORLD CO., LTD. is a leading retailer and manufacturer of women's and men's clothing and lifestyle goods based in Japan. Trade in the shares commenced on 28 September 2018 under the symbol "3612".


The team was led by partner Kenji Taneda and included counsel Ken Kiyota and associate Yuko Ozaki.