HOME > About Us





About Us

Takenaka Partners is a specialty investment bank and consulting firm providing a comprehensive range of business services and solutions to our clients. With extensive experience in executing cross-border transactions, we excel at delivering financial and strategic advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances between multinational firms. Through this platform, we also provide global strategy consulting services, as well as advise clients in restructurings and reorganizations. Our U.S.and Asian headquarters are based in Los Angeles and Tokyo, respectively, with liaison offices in South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, and the Netherlands. Our professional staff works seamlessly to provide the necessary integrated services to accommodate clients with not only local, but worldwide needs.

Our clients are Global 500 Asian companies and their U.S.subsidiaries, private and middle market entities with parent companies headquartered in Asia, as well as U.S. firms of all sizes who have or desire to have strategic or equity relationships in Asia. Our strong ties in Asia, especially Japan and South Korea, are a result of the close, long-lasting relationships that our key executives and advisors have developed through their extensive business and personal relationships that span over three decades, on average, for each executive and advisor.

Since our inception in 1989, our firm has focused on providing clients with senior-level attention and global solutions, which require flexibility and quick response rates. Our global staff - comprised of seasoned professionals with credentials from Big Four accounting and advisory services firms, Wall Street investment banks, and Corporate Japan - has extensive experience in Asia, North America, and Europe effecting transactions and global business strategies.

Our core strengths include:

  • A successful history of executing cross-border M&A transactions, strategic joint ventures, partnerships, global consulting services, as well as restructuring and reorganization services to hundreds of multinational clients.

  • Key executives and advisors, with extensive experience in cross-border M&A transactions and expertise in strategy consulting.

  • Strong and long-established relationships with Corporate Japan and East Asia provide unparalleled access to key decision-makers of Global 500 Asian corporations, as well as many middle-market Asian companies in a variety of industries.

  • Professionals with multicultural and multilingual capabilities, combined with extensive transaction experience, positions us favorably to overcome barriers and communication issues that often arise in cross-border transaction negotiations.

  • A desire and commitment to provide consistent, high quality service through insightful, yet practical business solutions and market-grounded judgment to guide our clients through their most difficult challenges.

We realize that our success is based on our ability to continue to exceed the expectations of our clients. Our commitment is to provide the highest ethical standards and client service by delivering insightful, yet practical solutions to complex problems in a global economy.

We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your business needs.

- The Professionals of Takenaka Partners