Takayoshi Sato

Takayoshi Sato

Partner, PwC Advisory LLC


M&A Advisory

Summary of expertise

Takayoshi Sato has been engaged in M&A advisory services for more than ten years in a variety of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Prior to joining PwC Advisory LLC in 2017 as a Director, he was with Nomura Securities and engaged in the execution of M&A transactions.

Takayoshi received a Bachelor in Economics from Keio University.

Notable transactions

  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings’ transfer of its shares in LSI Medience to PHC Holdings (KKR portofolio)
  • Transfer of entire stakes in Best Project Holdings to Marunouchi Capital
  • Yamato Holdings’ strategic alliance with GD Express (Malaysia)
  • Acquisition of APL Logistics (Singapore) by Kintetsu World Express
  • Baring Private Equity Asia’s transfer of its shares in Primo Japan
  • ANA’s investment to form a JV (pilot training school in Thailand) with Nok Air (Thai LCC) and Assumption University (Thai University)
  • Unison Capital’s transfer of its shares in IDERA Capital
  • Acquisition of Sushiro by Permira
  • Business integration of Tokyu Fudosan group through delisting of Tokyu Livable and Tokyu Community (stock swap)
  • Advantage Partners’ transfer of its shares in United Communities (Community One)
  • RHJI (Ripplewood Holdings)’s transfer of its shares in Phoenix Seagaia Resort
  • Acquisition of Permasteelisa (Italy) by LIXIL
  • MBO by Sazaby League

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