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 The Beekman Group on the sale of GED Integrated Solutions to MSouth Equity Partners
Lincoln International advised Mutares on the sale of Special Melted Products to Cogne Accial Speciali, a subsidiary of Walsin Lihwa
Lincoln International advised Industrial Growth Partners on the sale of Des-Case Corporation to The Timken Company
Lincoln International advised MiddleGround Capital on its acquisition of Xtrac from Inflexion
Lincoln International advised Wingate Partners on its sale of The HC Companies to Platinum Equity
Lincoln International advised Knorr-Bremse on its agreement to sell Kiepe Electric to Heramba
Lincoln International advised DASI on receiving an investment from Marubeni Corporation
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