Yukie Nakagawa advises on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate transactions and antitrust matters, as well as regulatory affairs surrounding financial institutions and funds.

Ms. Nakagawa’s experience includes the representation of:

  • BlackRock Group in its acquisition of MGPA, an independent private equity real estate investment advisor;
  • Baring Private Equity Asia’s fund in the sale of Net Japan to Orix Corporation;
  • Pacific Industrial Co., Ltd. in its US$173 million acquisition of the Schrader valves business from Sensata Technologies Holdings plc;
  • Visa Inc. in its acquisition of all remaining shares in GP Network Corporation from TSYS Japan LLC and other minority shareholders;
  • Visteon Corporation’s acquisition of Johnson Controls for US$265 million;
  • an American media corporation in the sale of its Japanese subsidiary to a major Japanese media company;
  • Nokia Networks in its acquisition of the wireless networks business of Panasonic System Networks Company Limited;
  • Toshiba Corporation in its US$2.26 billion sale of Westinghouse-related assets;
  • a Chinese consortium, including HOPU, Hillhouse Capital, SMG, BOCGI and Vanke, in its SG$16 billion acquisition of Singapore-based Global Logistic Properties Limited; and
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company in its $24 billion acquisition of C. R. Bard, Inc.

Ms. Nakagawa is a native speaker of Japanese and is fluent in English. Prior to joining Skadden, she was an associate at a Japanese law firm.



  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2016
  • J.D., Keio University Law School, 2008
  • LL.B., Keio University, 2006


  • Japan (Bengoshi)
  • New York


  • Japanese
  • English

Yukie Nakagawa

Bengoshi Associate, Skadden Arps Law Office, registered associated office of Skadden Arps Foreign Law Office, Corporate