Toshihiko Nishizawa

Toshihiko Nishizawa is a Managing Director of the Carlyle Japan buyout advisory team. He is based in Tokyo.

Since joining Carlyle in 2011, Mr. Nishizawa has been involved with advising Carlyle’s portfolio companies such as 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.), SENQCIA CORPORATION (former Hitachi Metals Techno, Ltd.) and Sunsho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. He also spent 4 months at the Industrial & Transportation team based in DC. He is currently a board of member of Enewill inc. (former JAG Energy Co., Ltd.), Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd., and TOTOKU INC. (former TOTOKU ELECTRIC Co., Ltd.).

Prior to joining Carlyle, 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.