Akihiko YasudaManaging Director at Asia Alternatives
Akihiko Yasuda is a Managing Director of Asia Alternatives. He leads and is based in Asia Alternatives' Hong Kong office. He is on the Firm's Investment Committee. Mr. Yasuda co-leads the Firm's investments in Japan, Korea and Australia and co-leads Asia Alternatives' investments in buyouts and special situations.
Mr. Yasuda has over 30 years of professional experience in the areas of corporate finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, fixed income investing and private equity investing. Prior to joining Asia Alternatives, Mr. Yasuda was most recently an Executive Director and Head of Private Equity at The Sumitomo Trust Finance (H.K.) Limited, an investment advisory arm of The Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
Mr. Yasuda received an M.B.A. from Haas School of Business at University of California at Berkeley and holds a Bachelor in Economics from Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. He is fluent in Japanese and English.