Michael A. Doherty

Counsel

Overview

Michael Doherty represents Japanese industrial, trading and service companies and their foreign affiliates in a wide range of industries, as well as other international and U.S. companies, in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, technology and intellectual property licensing, and other corporate and commercial transactions.

Michael has represented domestic and foreign companies in various industries, including:

  • Technology
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Metals
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics
  • Media
  • Consumer products
  • Life sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Real estate

Representative Experience

  • A Japanese industrial company in connection with its acquisition of the global operations of a European hydraulic products manufacturer.
  • A Japanese trading company in regard to various U.S. corporate venture capital investments, including with regard to CFIUS considerations.
  • A Japanese trading company in its investment in a Peruvian mining company.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its sale to a sovereign wealth fund of a U.S. subsidiary, a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt financing to life services and healthcare services companies.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its investment in a heavy equipment transportation marketplace service provider.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its establishment of a joint venture involving the joint venture’s acquisition of the rail car axle machinery facilities and servicing operations of its joint venture partner.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its sale of a U.S. subsidiary, the largest PVC electric conduit manufacturer in the U.S.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its joint venture with a Canadian public company with respect to the Canadian company’s uranium mining assets in New Mexico.
  • A U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in its minority investment in a U.S. oil drilling equipment supplier.
  • A Japanese trading company and its U.S. subsidiary in connection with their acquisition of a natural gas-fired cogeneration facility in Oregon from a U.S. electric utility.
  • A Japanese trading company and its U.S. subsidiary in a series of asset acquisitions for the acquisition of U.S. regional distribution businesses for automotive tires and excavation equipment, respectively.
  • A Japanese pharmaceutical company in the acquisition of an Italian air fragrance company.
  • A Japanese industrial company in its acquisition of a European molecular diagnostics company.
  • A Japanese industrial company through its civil engineering division in connection with its acquisition of a U.S. company whose business is focused on pipe lining and sewerage rehabilitation.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

New York

Education

George Washington University Law School
J.D.

Johns Hopkins University
B.A. in International Relations

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