Koichiro Yasuda



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.