US-Japan Business Relations with M and A Expert Yukuo Takenaka
About Yukuo Takenaka
Mr. Takenaka, President and CEO of Takenaka Partners in Los Angeles and Tokyo, is recognized for his expertise in cross-border M&A and joint venture transactions. On both sides of the Pacific, he serves as a senior advisor to companies in a wide range of industries including information technology, electronics, manufacturing, financial services and real estate. He is the author of the Japanese best seller, Merger and Acquisition Strategy. Prior to forming The Takenaka Partners Group in 1989, he was a senior partner and National Director of KPMG Peat Marwick's Japanese practice. He also served as Chairman of Project Japan for the parent company, KPMG. Mr. Takenaka was born in Japan and is fluent in both Japanese and English. Mr. Takenaka received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Utah and is a Certified Public Accountant.