Kensaku Mizutani, a founding partner of Integral Corporation, has significant expertise in investment banking including M&A advisory and mezzanine investment. His experience has included working for a Japanese trading company, an investment bank, an independent M&A advisory firm, and an independent mezzanine fund.
Prior to founding Integral, Kensaku Mizutani worked for Mezzanine Corporation (MCo), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCA Corporation, which was the first independent, full-fledged mezzanine fund (JPY68.7billion) in Japan in established in 2006. While with MCo, He executed 2 precedent-setting mezzanine investments , for which he was involved in sourcing, origination, structuring, and execution.
Prior to joining MCo, Kensaku Mizutani focused on M&A advisory for both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He advised on numerous deals through his positions at GCA and Morgan Stanley.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Kensaku Mizutani worked for Mitsubishi Corporation as a member of the project finance department where he focused on the non-recourse financing of infrastructure / mineral resource projects, Official Development Assistance, Export Machinery Plant in developing countries.
Bachelor’s Degree (1996) and a Master’s Degree (1998) in Technology and Science from Keio University
MBA (2006) in Financial Strategy from the International Corporate Strategy of Graduate School of Hitotsubashi University.
1998 Mitsubishi Corporation, Project Development Dept
2003 Mitsubishi Corporation, M&A Unit
2005 Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking Division
2006 GCA Corporation
2006 Mezzanine Corporation
Dec. 2007 Partner Integral Corporation
“Financial Characteristics of Companies Targeted for Hostile Takeover” Security Analysts Journal, December, 2006
“Common Brief for Mezzanine Finance” Yearbook of Buy-outs in Japan 2007 JBORI Seminars：
Has given various seminars and lectures on Mezzanine Investments / Financing / Funds etc