Masaaki is a Senior Director and is responsible for the Private Equity Fund of Funds business, Investor Relations and Distribution for 3i Debt Management.
He joined the Company in 2011 following the acquisition of Mizuho Investment Management (MIM) from Mizuho Corporate Bank. Prior to joining 3i, Masaaki began his career at Mizuho Corporate Bank (formerly The Fuji Bank) in 1990. Having built up several years of corporate finance experience in Japan, he joined The Fuji Bank's Syndication Group in London in 1998 and subsequently moved to Mizuho Corporate Bank's Leveraged Finance Group in 2003 where he was responsible for Mizuho's private equity investments.
Masaaki holds a B.A. in Politics from Keio University in Japan. Masaaki is approved to perform the FSA controlled function 30.