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Yo Takehana

Partner, Transaction Strategy and Execution, Strategy and Transactions, EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Joined EY Japan in 2011. A Transaction Strategy and Execution partner supporting integration, reorganization, and carve-outs post-acquisition, mainly for cross-border deals.

Yo Takehana began his career at a professional services firm and, with the experience gained in numerous projects, he has built the solid foundation required to respond to a wide range of client needs.

Mid-career onwards, he has been engaged primarily in M&A related services. More recently, he has focused on cross-border deals, and offers services around structuring of organization governance and practices after an acquisition, as well as those related to the separation of organizations and business in a divestiture.

He supports a wide client base, with a notable interest in the pharmaceutical and medical equipment sector.

Building a better working world

“My aim is to use objective analysis to clarify the causal effects of, and correlation between, events, actions and stakeholders.
This is of the utmost importance in order to make the most relevant suggestions for questions such as 'what to do', 'when', 'how' and 'to what'. I believe this offers a more direct path to realizing a client’s desired outcome.

With that in mind, even if our suggestions happen to be things our clients would rather not hear, I believe it is my responsibility as an external advisor to offer clear and consistent communication.”

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