Koichiro Yasuda is Chairman of Japan based in Tokyo. Before BDA, Mr. Yasuda worked at Deutsche Securities Japan as Head of Investment Banking, Managing Director, and Vice Chairman.
Prior to that, he was Head of Advisory and Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Japan, Co-Head of Advisory at Nikko Citigroup, and Head of M&A at UBS Warburg (Japan). Mr. Yasuda began his career in 1981 at Long Term Credit Bank of Japan, where he went on to be Head of M&A. Mr. Yasuda has closed more than 100 transactions across multiple industries. He holds a BA in Economics from Keio University, a MPA from The Kennedy School at Harvard University, and a MA in Economics from Yale University.
Established JV with Superior Essex
Divested Nippon Oil Pump to CITIC Capital
Divested its 49% stake in Mitsubishi Motors Philippines
Acquired roller coaster manufacturer, Vekoma Rides
Divested MFS Technology to DCP Capital
Divested Apple World to ZIGExN
Agreed to Divest Tri-Wall Holdings to Rengo
Divested Indian emulsion polymer business to Apcotex Industries
Divested AnaJet to Ricoh