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河俣 芳治
河俣 芳治

Yoshiharu KAWAMATA

  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Yoshiharu is a partner in our finance practice, specializing in banking, asset management, private equity, mutual funds, securities, and other financial and international transactions. As a leading partner in our investment funds team, he advises Japanese and international clients on all aspects of asset management.

Yoshiharu has extensive experience in various areas of international and domestic investment fundraising, including private equity, venture capital, mezzanine, infrastructure, real estate, and commodity funds, and is regularly consulted by top-ranked US and UK law firms for advice on Japanese regulatory matters. He frequently advises financial institutions and major companies, including banks, insurance companies, and private/government pension funds on their investments in international and domestic alternative funds in a timely and flexible manner. He also worked at the New York office of a Japanese mega bank (MUFG Bank) as a secondee, and has expertise in compliance-related matters relating to financial institutions.

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Boston University School of Law (LL.M.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

MUFG Bank, Ltd. Legal Office for the Americas (New York)