Press Release

Macquarie Capital appoints Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Coverage in Japan

Tokyo, 10 January 2023

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group, announced the appointment of Kenji Kuromi as Managing Director, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Coverage in Japan. He will be responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions, Industry Coverage, and Equity Capital Markets in Japan.

In his new role, Mr. Kuromi will focus on identifying new opportunities and providing advisory services to clients, which further strengthens and reinforces Macquarie’s commitment to corporate finance businesses in Japan.

With more than 20 years of experience in the investment banking industry, Mr. Kuromi has previously held senior positions in investment banking divisions of Bank of America, HSBC, Deutsche Securities, and Nomura. Mr. Kuromi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Commerce from Waseda University.

Based in Tokyo, Mr. Kuromi will report to Adam Zaki, Global Chairman of Asia Corporate Finance, and will work closely with Madoka Matsushita, Head of Equity Capital Markets in Japan.

Adam Zaki, Chairman of Asia Corporate Finance, said: “Kuromi-san brings strong industry experience and sector expertise in corporate finance as well as M&A. His wealth of experience will be invaluable to our clients as we strengthen our capabilities and offerings. We are pleased to continue to grow our team and build our presence in the Japan corporate finance business.”

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