Hiroyuki Otsuka

Tokyo, Japan
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Hiroyuki Otsuka is a Managing Director and head of the General Industries team within Japan Buyout. He is based in Tokyo.

Mr. Otsuka spent the first decade of his career at Sumitomo Bank (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation), primarily focusing on M&A advisory businesses. He joined Carlyle in 2001 as a Vice President responsible for the Industrial Sector. In 2002, he joined Lazard as Director (promoted to Managing Director in 2006), where he worked in both the Tokyo office and the New York headquarters, and contributed to the completion of about 25 cross-border and domestic M&A transactions.

Mr. Otsuka returned to Carlyle in 2006, and is currently a Managing Director and the head of the General Industries team in Japan. He led Carlyle’s current investments in CxS Corporation (formerly known as Diversey Co., Ltd.) and Senqcia Corporation (formerly known as Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.), and serves on their respective boards of directors. Mr. Otsuka also led Carlyle’s investments in, and served on the boards for, Chimney Co., Ltd. and Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd., both of which are currently listed companies on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Since July 2016, he has been serving as a board member of Walbro Co., Ltd., another current portfolio company of Carlyle.

Since June 2015, Mr. Otsuka has also served as an independent external board member for DeNA Co., Ltd.

Mr. Otsuka received his P.G.D. from Oxford University, UK. He received a B.A. from Waseda University, Japan.