Taka ShimizuPartner at L Catterton
Toshitaka (Taka) Shimizu is a Partner at L Catterton, leading buyout and growth investments in Japan since opening the firm’s Tokyo office in 2018. He has around 15 years of private equity experience. Prior to joining L Catterton in 2017, Mr. Shimizu worked at CLSA Capital Partners Sunrise Capital and Rising Japan Equity, focusing on consumer-oriented investments. He holds the Chartered Accountant qualification and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) / Commerce dual degree from the University of Queensland.
L Catterton is the world's largest consumer-focused global private equity firm and is dedicated to growing middle market companies as well as emerging high-growth enterprises. It has made more than 250 investments in leading brands across all segments of the consumer industry and currently has approximately $30 billion of assets under management.