LOGISTEED, Ltd. made an offer to acquire 51.2% stake in Alps Logistics Co., Ltd. (TSE:9055) for ¥110 billion on May 9, 2024. SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. acted as financial and Fairness opinion provider and Nakamura, Tsunoda & Matsumoto acted as legal advisor to Alps Logistics Co., Ltd. Noritaka Kumamoto, Jonathan Stradling, Makiko Harunari and Atsushi Usui, Étienne Renaudeau and Henry Llewellyn of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP represented LOGISTEED in the transaction.