A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

46 offices in 38 countries.

Tokyo

Global alliance. Best regional knowledge. Great track record.

MAWW Tokyo has staff with diverse backgrounds such as certified public accountants strong in accounting tax, people from financial institutions and IT consulting firms, CFOs from business companies, business planning department, finance and accounting department, etc.

The staff works together to support the growth and success of the client companies, building with them strong and permanent relationships of trust.

Sector Expertise

  • Advert., PR & Marketing
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Beverages
  • Building & Construction
  • Business Services
  • Education and Training
  • Electronics
  • Energy & renewables
  • Engineering
  • Financial Services
  • Food
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hotels & restaurants
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Leisure
  • Life Sciences
  • Media, Printing & Publishing
  • Plastics
  • Real estate & facility Management
  • Retail and franchising
  • Security
  • Steel Metal, and Woodworking
  • Telecom
  • Trade
  • Transport & logistics

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Our Tokyo's office latest transactions

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Acting local, but we're thinking global.

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Our team

Senior Advisor

Yoshiyuki Numano

Almost 30 years of experience in M&A advisory services, focusing on Japan-related Cross-Border M&As in numerous sectors in Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (Asia & Europe), Frontier Management Inc., and currently in MAWW Tokyo.

Industry expertise:

Automotive; Beverages; Chemicals; Education and training; Energy & renewables; Food; Healthcare; Hotels & restaurants; Plastics; Real estate & facility management; Transport & logistics.

CEO

Tetsuya Sano

Engaged in a wide range of M&A support services in Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC. Participated in the incorporation of FreeBit Co. as director and CFO. Incorporated MAWW Tokyo in 2005. Worked as an advisory officer to many companies and has served as a third-party independent member of MBO projects.

 

COO

Koki Ishihara

Chief Operations Officer.

 

Executive Director

Satoshi Takihi

CPA in Japan. Experience in M&A for more than 20 years, including Deloitte and Growin’ Partners Inc. Engaged in more than 450 M&A transactions. Business advisor of THE TOKYO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Beverages; Building & construction; Business services; Education and training; Food; Hotels & restaurants; Leisure.

Managing Partner

Yasuo Ando

(General Manager of Financial Advisory Dept.) Experience in M&A for more than 20 years at Deloitte, Bank of America, KPMG, and Duff & Phelps. Covered a wide range of industries and transaction sizes. Extensive FA & valuation expertise.

Industry experience:

Beverages; Business services; Chemicals; Electronics; Energy & renewables; Hotels & restaurants; Real estate & facility management; Retail and franchising; Textile & clothing.

Senior Associate

Tatsumi Kawamura

University in Japan. Working experience at Oshiumi Tax Corporation & ABeam Consulting Ltd. Experience in M&A for around 3 years. Industry Expertise in Information Technology, Media, Telecom. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2016.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Information technology; Transport & logistics.

Senior Associate

Kosuke Haruta

University in Japan. Working experience at Shinsei Bank, Frontier Management, and Dream Incubator. Experience in M&A and corporate finance for around 10 years. Industry Expertise in Logistics and Engineering. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2017.

Industry expertise:

Aerospace & defense; Chemicals; Engineering; Life sciences; Plastics; Steel, metal, and woodworking; Transport & logistics.

Senior Associate

Kenichi Koyama

CPA in Japan. University in Japan. Working experience at EY Japan. Experience in audit for around 5 years. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2017. Experience in M&A for around 2 years.

Industry expertise:

Information technology.

Senior Associate

Rika Igarashi

CPA in Japan. Over 11 years of FAS experience in Big4, Mazars, and GT. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2018.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Healthcare; Information technology.

Senior Associate

Akihiko Saeki

University in Japan. Working experience at Dentsu and Frontier Management Inc. Industry Expertise in General. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2018.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & Marketing; Building & construction; Information technology; Media, printing, and publishing; Security.

Senior Associate

Akinobu Kuma

MBA in France. University in Japan. Served in the Japanese army for five years as an officer, before working for an M&A consulting firm. Experience in Business Analysis and Deal support for several years. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019.

Industry expertise:

Aerospace & defense; Government.

Senior Associate

Naoya Horio

CPA in Japan. University in Japan. Working experience at EY Japan, Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory. Experience in M&A for around 4 years. Industry Expertise in Information Technology, Media, Telecom. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019.

Industry expertise:

Electronics; Information technology; Telecom.

Senior Associate

Taisuke Yamamura

University in the UK. Working experience at Deloitte and Protiviti. Working experiences in M&A (FA, Valuation), Restructuring, Governance, Risk-management, and Internal Audit for more than 4 years. Industry Expertise in Automotive, Steel& Metal, and Transportation. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019.

 

Analyst

Chiaki Ishii

University in Japan. Working experience in Information Technology and Education. Experience in M&A around a year.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2018.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & Marketing; Building & construction; Food; Information technology.

Analyst

Eri Fuji

 

 

Analyst

Hikaru Fuji

University in Japan. Working experience in Information Technology and Real estate. Experience in M&A for around 2 years. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2017.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & Marketing; Building & construction; Media, printing, and publishing; Real estate & facility management; Steel, metal and woodworking.

 

Associate

Hiroki Saito

CPA in Japan. University in Japan.Working experience at EY Japan. Experience in M&A for around 2 years. Industry Expertise in retail trade.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2018.

Industry expertise:

Information technology.

Associate

Kohei Yagi

Working experience at Corporate development dev at Yahoo Japan. Experience in M&A and Valuation for 3.5 years. National and international. Industry expertise in Information Technology especially media and advertisement.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2017.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & Marketing; Business services; Information technology; Media, printing, and publishing.

 

Analyst

Makoto Saito

University in Japan.
Joined Growin’ Partners in 2019.

 

Analyst

Rintaro Chitose

University in Japan.
Working experience at consulting and M&A for 2 years.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019.

Industry expertise:

Automotive; Building & construction; Education and training; Media, printing and publishing; Real estate & facility management; Textile & clothing.

Advisor Corporate Finance

Ryosuke Kamino

University in Japan.
Working experience in securities.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019

Industry expertise:

Insurance; Security.

Analyst

Ssangyeong Choi

Master’s degree at University in Japan.
Bachelor’s degree at University in Korea.
Master Thesis in an empirical analysis of what the Korean bank’s interest determination model is followed by Taylor’s rule.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2018.

Industry expertise:

Advertising, PR & Marketing; Information technology; Textile & clothing.

 

Analyst

Sumiko Saito

University in Japan. Business school of a university in the U.K. as an exchange student.
Dissertation in Rwandan accent of English.
Internship at a programming school to support its expansion into Africa from Aug 2017 – Mar 2019.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2019.

 

Managing Director

Shigeru Matsumoto

Industry expertise:

Financial Services.

 

Director

Tatsundo Maki

Graduated from Waseda University and joined A. Andersen Tokyo in 97. Was seconded to Kuala Lumpur to provide consulting services to Japanese companies in the field of investment, accounting, and taxation. Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2005 to become the bridge between Japan and India to support Japanese investors.

Industry expertise:

Financial services.

 

Senior Vice President

Shinta Osada

CPA in Japan.
Experience in M&A for more than 5 years, including Frontier Management and Growin’ Partners Inc.
Joined MAWW Tokyo in 2016.

 

Industry expertise:

Food; Hotels & restaurants; Information technology.

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is a beginnig,
staying is progress,
and working together
is success.

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