Atsushi is one of the founding members of the Financial Sponsors team in Tokyo, which was established in 2016. He is engaged in both origination and execution of sourcing and exiting of the PE portfolio companies in the non-manufacturing industry.

Prior to his current role, he worked in Daiwa’s CEO office as an industry coverage investment banker.

Atsushi says: "More Japanese companies are willing to expand overseas and many Japanese PE firms are seeking to support them. I am excited with the growing opportunities to support M&A transactions related to Japanese companies and PE funds."