Mai Takeuchi is a Principal for Asia Alternatives and is based in the Firm’s Hong Kong office. Ms. Takeuchi co-leads Japan and Australia. Ms. Takeuchi is primarily responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence, deal execution and portfolio management of private equity fund investments and direct co-investments in Japan, Korea, Pan Asia and Australia.
Prior to joining Asia Alternatives, Ms. Takeuchi worked as a Senior Associate at Wilshire Associates, responsible for the Firm’s private equity investments in the Asia Pacific region. Her previous positions include Associate at Morgan Stanley’s Structure Products Group and Associate at Nikko Citigroup’s Debt Capital Markets division, where she was responsible for structuring and origination of asset monetization and debt financing solutions to corporates, financial institutions and government agencies. She started her career as a management trainee in Deutsche Bank Group, where she was involved in corporate financing deals as well as advisory business for Japanese Corporates.
Ms. Takeuchi received an Executive M.B.A. from INSEAD and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business and Economics from Sophia University in Japan. She is fluent in Japanese and English.