The Carlyle Group said on Monday that Tomofumi Matsuyama has joined the Carlyle Japan buyout advisory team as a managing director from Morgan Stanley.
Carlyle is expanding in Japan as the companies’ management gradually warms to private equity investment. Matsuyama is an additional headcount for the Washington-headquartered private equity firm in Japan.
Based in Tokyo, Matsuyama will advise on Carlyle’s investment activities in Japan, with a focus on large spin-offs mainly in the technology and industrials sectors.
Matsuyama joins Carlyle after 14 years with Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently a managing director and head of technology and industrials banking for...