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 Latecoere a portfolio company of Searchlight on raising capital
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Lincoln International advised Fast Radius, Inc., a recently merged SPAC formerly trading on the NASDAQ, on its sale through a Section 363 Asset Sale to SyBridge Technologies
Lincoln International advised Inspirit Capital on the sale of Senergy Wells, a division of Vysus Group, to Elemental Energies, a portfolio company of Fossar Capital
Lincoln International advised Nitto on the agreement to transfer a portion of its NVH business to Parker Corporation
Lincoln International advised Mill Point Capital on the sale of Spire Power Solutions to ERMCO
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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