RECOF Profile

Since our foundation in 1987,
RECOF has been engaged in
domestic and cross-border
M&A transactions
for our clients’
strategic growth as
a pioneer of M&A boutique firm in Japan.
Our professionals can provide
qualified services in the entire
process of M&A transactions from
deal origination to execution.
RECOF also participates in
continual government-initiated projects
relating to M&A with the aim of
developing M&A industry in Japan.

Corporate Name
RECOF Corporation
December 10, 1987
Kojimachi Diamond Building,
4-1-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 102-0083
TEL 81-(3)3221-4948
FAX 81-(3)3234-3216
Business Scope
One-stop M&A advisory services in domestic market (In-In)
and cross-border market (In-Out / Out-In);
  • ・M&A Strategy Planning
  • ・M&A Deal Origination
  • ・M&A Deal Execution
Yoichi Inada
Approx. 70
Affiliate Companies
M&A Capital Partners Co.,Ltd
RECOF Data Corporation

Official Member of Global M&A Partners

Global M&A is a partnership of the world’s most successful independent M&A advisory firms focusing on the middle-market M&A transaction. Within Global M&A, 34 partner firms which cover over 50 countries and regions work together on an exclusive basis to deliver seamless advice to client’s local and cross-border deals in Europe, North & South America, Middle East, and Asia.

For further details, please visit the Global M&A website.

Activities in Asia

RECOF has established strong network in Asia, especially Vietnam.

Jul. 2009 Speaker at International Workshop on M&A in Vietnam (HCMC)

Dec. 2009 Speaker at Joint Seminar with State Bank of Vietnam and JICA (Hanoi)

Mar. 2012 Organizer of IPO and M&A Symposium, Hanoi (in cooperation with VCCI and Tokyo Stock Exchange)

Aug. 2017 Sponsor and Keynote Speaker at the 9th Vietnam M&A Forum (HCMC)

Assistance of Japanese governmental
activities to promote the M&A industry

2000 Committee member in the review committee for the "investigation into the actual state of M&A" by the Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation
2001 Member in the "Research Conference on Structural Changes and Corporate Group in the Japanese Economy" hosted by the Japan Fair Trade Commission
2002 Committee member in the “MBO Research Conference” hosted by METI.
2003 Committee member in the "M&A Research Conference" hosted by the Cabinet Office General Research Group on the Economy and Society. Committee member in the "Research Conference on an Appropriate Organizational Realignment Tax System" hosted by METI.
2004 Committee member in the "Research Group on Corporate Value" hosted by METI
2005 Took part in setting up the "M&A Forum" proposed in the interim report of the "M&A Research Conference" by Japan’s Cabinet Office General Research Group
2006 Panelist in the mini-symposium "M&A and the Role of the Law" hosted by the Supreme Court Legal Research Office.
2010 Supported the establishment of the Japan-Vietnam Economic Forum in Japan*
2012 Jointly hosted a seminar on IPO and M&A with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry(VCCI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange(TSE) in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
2012-2017 Sponsored and participated as speaker of "Vietnam M&A Forum" in Ho Chi Minh City

*Incorporated association for the promotion of Japan - Vietnam economic relations

Contact Us

Masataka Yoshida

Senior Managing Director

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