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Takenaka Partners LLC

Takenaka Partners LLC  

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

Yukuo TakenakaPresident and CEO

Mitsuo Kubota

Mitsuo KubotaExecutive Vice President

Toru Takagi

Toru T. Takagi, Ph. D.Executive Vice President, Technology & Engineering


Tokyo, Japan | Los Angeles, California

Representative Clients

Takenaka Partners LLC's 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


- 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
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Deal Structure & Negotiation Advisory
  • Financial & Business Due Diligence
  • Global Restructuring & Reorganization
  • Greenfield Research
  • Industry, Market & Competitive Analysis
  • Liquidation, Divestitures, & Insolvency
  • M&A Transaction Advisory Services
  • Management Buyouts & Leveraged Buyouts
  • Post-Transaction Management


Mitsuo Kubota

Mitsuo KubotaExecutive Vice President

Toru Takagi

Toru T. Takagi, Ph. D.Executive Vice President, Technology & Engineering

Yukuo Takenaka

Yukuo TakenakaPresident and CEO


Minoru Awabayashi

Minoru AwabayashiVice President


Takenaka Partners Advises Daiho on its Acquisition of Polyfab
Takenaka Partners LLC, August 2020

August 13, 2020 – 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...

Takenaka Partners Advises Somi Foods, Inc. on its Acquisition of Cauldron Broths
Takenaka Partners LLC, June 2020

Takenaka Partners LLC (Los Angeles, CA) acted as the exclusive financial advisor for Somi Foods, Inc.’s (“Somi’s”) acquisition of Cauldron Broths, a manufacturer of made-from-scratch certified organic broths. Through its Greenfield Research process, Takenaka Partners identified Cauldron Broths as the best strategic fit for Somi. The transaction closed in August 2019. Somi, based in Japan with US offices in Los Angeles, CA and Fort Lee, NJ, manufactures high quality soups and seasonings for the food service industry. Somi was searching for a US manufacturer of soups, stocks, broths, and/or sauces that could help support its Japan production capabilities as well as expand sales in the US...

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