For over 50 years, the Global Japanese Practice has assisted Japanese companies enter the Australian marketplace and extend their business.

John Wigglesworth

John Wigglesworth

Chairman, Global Japanese Practice in Australia

+61 2 9335 7670

Masayuki Ohba

Masayuki Ohba

Partner, Global Japanese Practice in Australia

+61 2 9335 7822

Many Japanese companies, irrespective of their size, confront unpredicted challenges and complex issues when entering overseas markets. Business and investment transactions in the Australia/Japan corridor raise a number of challenges arising from unfamiliar tax and regulatory regimes and business customs, as well as language and cultural differences.


How we can help

The Global Japanese Practice in Australia includes a team of bilingual Japanese professionals who have a deep understanding of our Japanese clients' specific business needs and offer independent, clear and practical advice.


Our extensive knowledge and understanding of both the Australian and Japanese markets, as well as global markets, help our clients anticipate, understand and manage the many commercial and country specific challenges facing them.


Our services include:

  • market entry strategy development and execution
  • investment opportunity identification and analysis
  • transaction negotiation through to deal completion
  • commercial and financial due diligence
  • taxation structuring and advisory
  • global mobility
  • broad range of audit, tax and other advisory services.


We offer our clients ready access to multi-disciplinary teams, with one central point of contact.


Our Global Japanese Practice is made up of a network of Japanese Practices in 59 major cities worldwide. It means that we can draw on the collective skills, knowledge and experience of our people for the benefit of our Japanese clients.


We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how KPMG can help you achieve your business objectives.