Strategic Advisor

Yukuo Takenaka was Chairman, CEO and President of the Takenaka Partners, LLC. Prior to forming The Takenaka Partners Group in 1989, he was a partner and National Director of KPMG Peat Marwick’s Japanese practice. He also served as Chairman of the Project Japan for the parent company, KPMG. A graduate of the University of Utah, Mr. Takenaka was recognized for his expertise in cross-border M&A and strategic alliance transactions. On both sides of the Pacific, he served as senior advisor to companies in a wide range of industries including high technology, electronics, manufacturing, financial services and real estate. He was the author of the Japanese book, Merger and Acquisition Strategy.