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 head of General Industries Team in Japan. He has initiated deals for Chimney Co., Ltd. (listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section), Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd. (listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section), CxS Corporation (former Diversey Co., Ltd. ), and Senqcia Corporation (formerly known as Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.) which he currently serves as a board member. He is also a board member of Walbro Co., Ltd, a Carlyle portfolio company, since July 2016.
Since June 2015 to June 2019, Mr. Otsuka has served as an independent external board member for DeNA Co., Ltd. (listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section).
Mr. Otsuka received his P.G.D. from Oxford University, UK. He received a B.A. from Waseda University, Japan.