Ken has spent close to 30 years in international finance, starting in Merrill Lynch Tokyo. After working there for 11years, he started his own company focusing on M&A. After gaining experience in the M&A field, he was recruited to join an investment fund focusing on corporate investments. He spent time as a Senor MD at a US PE firm before returning to his roots in M&A as Senior MD of Global MA Partners, a middle class target boutique M&A advisory firm. Ken has worked with firms in the automotive parts space. Ken has been working with Gotairiku Partners since January 2010.