Toshihiko Nishizawa

Toshihiko Nishizawa is a Director advising on Japanese buyout opportunities. He is based in Tokyo.

Since joining Carlyle in 2011, Mr. Nishizawa has been involved with Carlyle Japan’s investments in Covalent Materials Corporation (current CoorsTek KK), Walbro Co., Ltd., Tsubaki Nakashima Co., Ltd., CxS Corporation (former Diversey Co., Ltd.), ARUHI Corporation (former SBI Mortgage Co., Ltd.) and SENQCIA CORPORATION (former Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.). He also spent 4 months at the Industrial & Transportation team based in DC.

He is currently a board of member of Shunsho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., JAG Energy Co., Ltd., Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd..

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2011, Mr. Nishizawa was an Associate Director at UBS Investment Bank. He spent 6+ years both in Tokyo and London and was engaged mainly in M&A advisory services.

Mr. Nishizawa received a B.A. from Keio University in Japan.