Daiki is one of the founding members of the Financial Sponsors team in Tokyo, which was established in 2016. Since he joined Daiwa in 2009, he has advised on numerous deals including M&As, IPOs and equity/debt financings, with expertise across the manufacturing, materials, and energy industries.

In his current role within Financial Sponsors coverage, he supports PE funds in sourcing deals and exiting their portfolio companies.

Daiki says: "Carve-out is one of the most crucial concerns among Japan’s leading companies in the GIG sector. We are willing and able to leverage our group-wide knowledge in this space in order to deliver quality advice to our clients."