Keiko’s expertise in corporate finance and financial institutions makes her a sought-after advisor in both the private and public sectors, helping organizations structure financial operations and build functional capability.
Keiko helps financial services companies reshape their organizations to compete in a global economy. Keiko supported a Japanese bank in forming a global strategy in corporate and investment banking and subsequently forming a strategic alliance with an US financial institution. In addition, she supported a Japanese bank in efforts to form joint ventures with non-Japanese asset-management companies.
Recent work in Japan included supporting the acquisition of a consumer-goods company (including strategy confirmation and target assessment) as well as helping complete the due diligence in private-equity transactions for both a high-tech and a chemicals firm.
Keiko has been a trusted advisor to government leaders in Japan, serving on the Council for Regulatory Reform for the majority of administrations in the last decade.
“Private equity Asia-Pacific: Is the boom back?” Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice, March 2011 (PDF–576 KB)
“Private equity in Asia Pacific: Rebounds, glocalization, and other tales,” Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice, March 2011 (PDF–1.06 MB)
“What we talk about when we talk about …private equity in Asia,” Private Equity & Principal Investors Practice, January 2010 (PDF–568 KB)
|Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy Hitotsubashi University
||Visiting associate professor
|Chuo Business School
|Bain & Company
|Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
||MBA in finance
||BA in consumer economics