Takenaka Partners

Investment Banking | Japan
tel: +81 (0)3 6268 9681 | fax: +81 (0)3 6268 9684
Nibancho-Terrace 911 | Tokyo | 102-0084 | Japan

Main Contacts

Yukuo Takenaka

President and CEO

Mitsuo Kubota

Executive Vice President

Toru T. Takagi

Executive Vice President, Technology & Engineering

Offices

Tokyo, Japan | Los Angeles, California

Representative Clients

Overview

Takenaka Partners LLC is an investment bank and consulting firm that specializes in cross-border M&A and strategic transaction advisory services.

Year Founded: 1989

Headquarters: United States (Los Angeles) and Asia (Tokyo)

Liason Office Locations: U.S. (New York, Detroit, Chicago), South Korea (Seoul), Japan (Osaka), China (Beijing), Hong Kong, France (Paris), India (New Delhi), Singapore

Primary Business Services:

- Transaction Advisory Services for Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Strategic Investments
- Greenfield Research Services
- Financial & Business Due Diligence Services
- Valuation Advisory Services
- Deal Structuring & Negotiation Services
- Global Strategy Consulting Services
- Restructuring & Reorganization Services

Clients:

- Global Fortune 500 Asian companies and their U.S. subsidiaries
- Private and middle market entities
- U.S. based companies seeking strategic investments, financing, or partnerships with Asian corporations

Core Strengths:

- A successful history of executing cross-border M&A and strategic transactions.
- Key executives and advisors, with credentials from globally recognized investment banks, financial institutions, Big 4 accounting
firms, corporate valuation advisory firms, and strategy consulting firms.
- Long-established relationships with Corporate Japan and East Asia, providing unparalleled access to key decision-makers.
- Professionals with multicultural and multilingual capabilities, which enable us to overcome barriers and communication issues that often arise in cross-border transaction negotiations.
- A desire and commitment to provide consistent, high quality service to our clients through insightful, yet practical business solutions.

Year this Office was Established: 1989 Languages: Japanese, English

Areas of Expertise

Professionals

Directors

Mitsuo  Kubota

Mitsuo Kubota

Executive Vice President
Toru T. Takagi

Toru T. Takagi

Executive Vice President, Technology & Engineering
Yukuo  Takenaka

Yukuo Takenaka

President and CEO

Professionals

Minoru  Awabayashi

Minoru Awabayashi

Vice President

Press

Takenaka Partners Advises Kobayashi on its Acquisition of Alva-Amco

Takenaka Partners LLC (Los Angeles, CA) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE:4967) (“Kobayashi”) on its acquisition of Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (“Alva-Amco”), in cooperation with Yamada Consulting Group Co., Ltd. Kobayashi, founded in 1886 and based in Osaka, Japan, produces well-branded products, including over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, oral hygiene products, and household products like deodorizing air fresheners, in Japan and internationally...

Takenaka Partners Advises Daiho on its Acquisition of Polyfab

Takenaka Partners LLC (Los Angeles, CA) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Daiho USA Corp., a subsidiary of Daiho Industrial Co., Ltd. (collectively “Daiho”) on its acquisition of Polyfab Corp., which is being renamed Polyfab, LLC (“Polyfab”). Stout Investment Banking served as the exclusive financial advisor to Polyfab. Daiho is a leader in the plastics processing industry in Japan, South East Asia, and Europe where its products are used for various end markets, including home electronics, automotive, office automation equipment, and housing goods...

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