I am driven by the opportunity to globalize Japanese corporations.
Keiji has a deep understanding of the Japanese market and helps his clients to invest in businesses and assets overseas. With more than 30 years in investment banking, Keiji has advised domestic and international clients in strategic, cross-border transactions including M&A, joint ventures and restructurings. He also has extensive experience advising clients in structuring and raising financing for acquisitions and other principal investment opportunities.
Keiji has a deep understanding of the Japanese market and helps his clients to invest in businesses and assets overseas.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Keiji worked for 20 years at Deutsche Bank Group, where he served as Vice Chairman, Global Banking Group, Deutsche Securities, the investment banking unit of Deutsche Bank Group in Japan. He also led the firm’s M&A efforts and was a member of its Asian-Pacific Regional Management Committee. Keiji began his career at Japan External Trade Organization.
As a Fulbright Scholarship grantee, Keiji earned a Master in Business Administration and Master of Arts from the Wharton School and the Lauder Institute of International Management at the University of Pennsylvania. Keiji also earned a Bachelor of Law from Aoyama Gakuin University.
Recent Transactions in Japan
Lincoln International is pleased to have advised AnGes, Inc. on its acquisition of EmendoBio, Inc., a leader in next-generation novel nuclease discovery and gene editing technologies, at a valuation of $250 million
Lincoln International advised Alva-Amco Pharmacal on its sale to Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TSE:4967)
Lincoln International advised Kyokuto Kaihatsu Kogyo Co. Ltd. on its acquisition of Satrac Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
Lincoln International represents management in its majority sale of Fish is Life to NTC Wismettac Europe B.V.
Lincoln advised Gibson Holdings Inc on the intended disposal of its 54.65% shareholding in TSE-listed TEAC Corporation to Global Acoustic Partners through a public tender offer by Global Acoustic Partners
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that it advised a Swiss-based global leader, Burckhardt Compression, in executing a Japanese acquisition
Lincoln International is pleased to announce that The Longreach Group has sold SOL-PLUS CO., LTD. to ABICO Group.
Lincoln is pleased to announce that AIM Aerospace, a portfolio company of Liberty Hall Capital Partners, has been sold to Sekisui Chemical Group (TYO:4204) for $510 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments
Meet our Senior Team
I focus on creating value and establishing long-term relationships with my clients.
I am enthusiastic about creating sustainable growth and the highest value for our clients, and strive to leave a positive footprint beyond any successful M&A transaction.
Managing Director | Management Board MemberFrankfurt
I enjoy leading clients and realizing their objectives, while structuring solutions to issues that are both intriguing and challenging.
Managing Director | Head of SwitzerlandZurich
I am inspired by working with entrepreneurs and innovators who feel passionately about what they are creating.
Managing DirectorSan Francisco