CEO’s office – Special Situation

Takuya Sato


Takuya Sato

Mr.Sato joined Polaris in October 2020. Prior to joining Polaris, he was a partner at The Longreach Group, Inc. During his 7 years of that firm, he drove the development of the firm’s buyout activities and played a key role in the capital deployment and value creation for the investments in multiple sectors. Prior to that, Takuya was an Executive at Independent Liquor based in Auckland, New Zealand, in charge of post-merger-integration and strategic M&A. He was a Director in M&A Advisory group in the investment banking division of Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, where he advised large Japanese corporations on their cross-border M&A transactions. Takuya started his career at the Energy department of Nissho Iwai Corporation. Takuya holds an MBA from Columbia University as well as a BA in political science and economics from Waseda University.

He concurrently holds the following positions:
Director, O-net, Inc.