Our People

Taku Maruyama|Managing Director


Taku founded the law firm of IPAX Partners in May 2010 and then established IPAX Advisory Service in August 2010. Taku started his professional career with the top tier Tokyo law firm of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune where his practice included mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, financing, venture related matters and general corporate. During his MBA program, Taku interned at Goldman Sachs (Japan) Limited (Investment Banking Division). Taku also engaged in management consulting at McKinsey & Company where he advised on a variety of management issues including new business development, global business strategy, growth strategy and mergers and acquisitions, working out the firm’s offices in Tokyo, London and Frankfurt.


Waseda University (LL.B.); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (legal qualification); London Business School (M.B.A.); University of Chicago GSB (IEP)