Tetsuya Yamagishi

Tetsuya Yamagishi

Partner, PwC Tax Japan

M&A/Deals Tax
CPA (Japan, US)、Certified Public Tax Accountant


Tetsuya Yamagishi is a tax partner in International and Deals Tax Group. Tetsuya Yamagishi is a tax partner in International and Deals Tax Group and foreign multinationals on various domestic and cross border M&A deals and providing international and M&A tax services such as tax due diligence, tax structuring, cross border reorganization, post-merger integration, international tax optimization over 15 years in his professional career. In addition, Tetsuya is leading the US Tax Desk at PwC Tax Japan and supporting Japanese multinationals to carry out M&A and reorganization in a tax optimized manner from both Japanese and US tax perspectives.

Tetsuya graduated from Sophia University and received a Master of Accounting (Taxation) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a Japanese and US Illinois Certified Public Accountant and Licensed Tax Accountant (Zeirishi). He is bilingual in Japanese and English.

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Project Results and Achievements

  • Integration of the Thermal Power Systems Business and cross-border PMI between major heavy industry players
  • Merger of major steel manufacturers and cross-border PMI
  • Integration of major beverage companies and PMI
  • Global carve-out M&A for major automotive parts companies
  • Rehabilitation of auto parts supplier
  • Acquisition of major supermarket franchise store and cinema complex by private equity
  • Investment in copper mine in Chile, coal mine in Mozambique, and oil/gas interest in Italy by major trading houses
  • Assistance to introduce tax consolidation for major apparel company and steel manufacturer
  • International tax retainer for a wide range of industries such as major trading houses, automotive companies, IT and entertainment companies


Publications / Seminars / Other Activities

  • Member of International Taxation and Reorganization Committee at Japan Tax Association (since 2012)
  • Faculty of US Taxation at National Tax College (since 2017)
  • Faculty of Graduate School of Management Globis University (since 2018)