BDA Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Zoetis Inc. (www.zoetis.com) on the divestment of its Plant Health business in Japan to Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.  The transaction closed on September 14th.

BDA Deal Team
Jeff Acton, Managing Director, Tokyo
Toshiaki Yokohara, Director, Tokyo

About Nippon Soda
Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. develops, produces, and commercializes chemicals, agrochemicals, and other products in Japan and internationally. Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. www.nippon-soda.co.jp

About BDA
BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore and Mumbai. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes. www.bdapartners.com

BDA formed partnerships with William Blair & Company in 2011 and Development Bank of Japan in 2017.

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