Author: Marie Skari

On October 1, 2018, MM Group Holdings Co., Ltd. ("MM Group") concluded an acquisition of SushiStop, including six sushi stores in the Los Angeles area. Takenaka Partners acted as the financial advisor to MM Group and assisted MM Group in the financial and business due diligence, valuation analysis, and deal negotiations. About MM Group The mother company was founded in 1995 and MM Group Holdings was established in Yokohama in 2017. MM Group has more than ten group companies and is engaged in communication services (DoCoMo shop...

Takenaka Partners is pleased to announce that our client, Nagase America, a member of the NAGASE Group (NAGASE) and a leader in innovative solutions for the chemicals, plastics, electronics, life sciences, and automotive markets, has acquired Fitz Chem Corporation, a specialty chemical distributor providing technical solutions and high quality customer service to the CASE, plastics, and personal care markets in the United States. Takenaka Partners acted as Nagase's exclusive financial advisor on this transaction....

Takenaka Partners is pleased to announce that Yushiro Manufacturing America, Inc., a subsidiary of Yushiro Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (collectively "Yushiro") has entered into a global strategic partnership with QualiChem Inc. ("QualiChem"). The announcement brings together two of the premier metalworking fluids manufacturers in the industry. Yushiro is the largest supplier of metalworking fluids in the Asia Pacific region, and QualiChem is one of the fastest growing metalworking fluids businesses in North America. This partnership will allow Yushiro and QualiChem to leverage their respective product lines,...

Shukan New York Seikatsu features excerpts from Yukuo Takenaka's statement before his upcoming lecture at the Nippon Club. Shukan New York Seikatsu interviewed Yukuo Takenaka, a CPA based in the United States who has helped many Japanese corporations expand their American operations and brought a number of mergers and acquisition deals to a successful conclusion. See the full article here....

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