Takaki Sakai

Managing Director, Project Finance- Americas
Global Corporate & Investment Banking MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Takaki Sakai has over 20 years of experience in project finance and is currently responsible for deal origination primarily in renewable and power spaces at MUFG’s Project Finance Team in the Americas, which was ranked #1 in bank loan for 14 years in a row and #1 in the bond in 2023 by the PFI League Table.  He started his career in Tokyo and moved to the team in New York in 2004. He has wide range of experience in debt arrangement and advisory utilizing various sources such as bank loan (senior and mezzanine), institutional loan, project bond and export credit/multilateral agencies.
His team was awarded multiple Deal of the Year recognition over the years including, most recently, 2023 Renewable Power Deal of the Year (Eiffel and Orion project financing).   
Takaki holds an LLB from The University of Tokyo and a MPP in International Finance and Economics from Harvard University.