I focus on providing strategic insights and developing long-term relationships with clients through trust and transparency.
Kensuke serves as deputy head of the firm’s Tokyo office and provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to private equity and corporate clients in Japan. He has expertise in both domestic and cross-border deal execution and offers thoughtful advice to his clients.
Kensuke has over 20 years of investment banking experience and brings deep transaction experience, established relationships and knowledge in a wide variety of sectors. He works closely with his clients to provide them with tailored solutions that meet their objectives.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Kensuke was a Managing Director in M&A and Head of Sponsor Coverage at Citigroup. Before that, he served as Managing Director and Head of Japan M&A at Credit Suisse.
Kensuke earned a Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Law from Keio University.
Recent Transactions in Japan
Lincoln International advised EV Private Equity on the sale of Bluware to Computer Modelling Group
Lincoln International advised The Beekman Group on the sale of GED Integrated Solutions to MSouth Equity Partners
Lincoln International advised Havencrest Capital Management on its majority investment in Tekton Research
Lincoln International advised Mutares on the sale of Special Melted Products to Cogne Accial Speciali, a subsidiary of Walsin Lihwa
Lincoln International advised Chequers Capital on its agreement to acquire Cheops from Indufin
Lincoln International advised Your Way Medicare on its sale to Accretive, a portfolio company of GTCR
Lincoln International advised Industrial Growth Partners on the sale of Des-Case Corporation to The Timken Company
Lincoln International advised e-Attestations on its sale of a minority stake to Keensight Capital
News & Media featuring Kensuke Nakatsuka
Lincoln International adds Kensuke Nakatsuka as Managing Director
Lincoln International, a global investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Kensuke Nakatsuka has joined as a Managing Director in the firm’s Tokyo office. Kensuke has over 20… Read More
Meet our Senior Team in Japan
I am driven by the opportunity to globalize Japanese corporations.