Berjaya Corporation’ JPY49 Billion Sale Of Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto & Hotel Residences Kyoto

Clifford Chance has advised Berjaya Corporation Berhad and its subsidiary, Kyoto Higashiyama Hospitality Assets Tokutei Mokuteki Kaisha on this transaction.

The five-star Hotel commenced operations in 2016 under the Four Seasons brand.

The development was Berjaya’s first hotel development project in Japan.

Godo Kaisha Tigre acquired the hotel component.

The Clifford Chance team, who began advising Berjaya on the Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto in 2012, was led by Tokyo partners Leng-Fong Lai (Picture) and Eiichi Kanda. They were assisted by counsel Yoshiaki Shimizu and associates Matthew Ball and Tomoki Goto.

Involved fees earner: Matthew Ball – Clifford Chance; Tomoki Goto – Clifford Chance; Eiichi Kanda – Clifford Chance; Leng-Fong Lai – Clifford Chance; Yoshiaki Shimizu – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Berjaya Corp Bhd;

Author: Michael Patrini