I strive to achieve clients’ strategic goals by taking a hands-on approach and building long-term relationships.
Kenji specializes in providing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services for Japanese companies. With nearly 15 years of M&A experience, Kenji has been engaged in a wide range of transactions, including buy-side and sell-side M&A, carve-out divestitures, leveraged buyouts and restructurings.
Kenji has significant experience in originating and executing India-Japan deals from his three-year secondment in Mumbai where he headed the India-Japan M&A advisory business for Deloitte. While Kenji has execution experience in multiple sectors, he has extensive experience in the industrials space with a focus on metals and logistics.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Kenji was a Director in Barclays’ M&A group. Previously, he was at Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Advisory and Morgan Stanley Japan.
Kenji earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Macalester College. He is fluent in Japanese and English.
Recent Transactions in Industrials
Lincoln International advised High Road Capital Partners on the sale of Radix Wire & Cable to Windjammer Capital
Lincoln International advised SK Capital Partners on the sale of NuCera Solutions to Chase Corporation
Lincoln International advised Orienta Capital Partners on the acquisition of ILMA with financing provided by Iccrea Banca and Indigo
Lincoln International advised Orienta Capital Partners on the acquisition of Trendcolor with financing provided by Finint SGR
Lincoln International advised Thales to enter into exclusive negotiations to sell its aeronautical electrical systems business to Safran
Lincoln International advised Blackford Capital on the sale of Quality Aluminum Products to Gibraltar
Lincoln International advised Audax Private Equity has on the acquisition of Rensa Filtration from The Edgewater Funds and The Duchossois Group
Related Perspectives featuring Kenji Uemura
M&A Trends in Japan: Q&A with Director Kenji Uemura
Lincoln International recently welcomed Kenji Uemura, a Tokyo-based Director, to the firm. With unique experience heading the India-Japan mergers and acquisitions (M&A) business in Mumbai and his extensive work in… Read More
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