Mr. Otsuka joined Carlyle in April 2006 and is based in Tokyo.
Since joining Carlyle, Mr. Otsuka has been heading Industrial Team in Japan, and taking a leading role in Carlyle’s investments in current portfolio companies such as Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd. and CxS Corporation (Formerly Diversey Co., Ltd ), Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd. and historically Chimney. Co., Ltd..
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Otsuka was a Managing Director at Lazard and worked over four years in both New York and Tokyo offices where he was involved in many cross-border and domestic M&A transactions involving Japanese corporations in many industries.
Prior to that, Mr. Otsuka was a Vice President of Carlyle Japan Buyout and before that he worked for nine years at Sumitomo Bank (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation) focused on M&A transactions.
Mr. Otsuka received his P.G.D. from Oxford University, UK. He received a B.A. from Waseda University, Japan.
Mr.Otsuka is currently the Board of Directors member at Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd. , CxS Corporation, SENQCIA CORPORATION (Former Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.), Walbro Co., Ltd., and DeNA Co. Ltd. , and historically a member of the Board at Chimney Co., Ltd