Kenji has been the Head of Financial Sponsors Dept. in Tokyo since its foundation in 2016.

Before his current role, he had 19 years of investment banking experience and had worked on Japan’s leading companies, focusing on the electronics and heavy industry sectors.

Kenji says: "Our financial sponsors coverage team is the largest among Japan’s financial institutions, and we have successfully completed a large number of transactions by leveraging Daiwa’s competitive edge and its close and profound cross-departmental cooperation. We are excited to deliver high value-added services to fulfil our clients’ needs going forward."