Sunao Nishimura Managing Director
Mr. Nishimura joined MGI in April 2021 as Managing Director. He is responsible for all aspects of investments and management of portfolio companies. Prior to joining MGI, he was a General Manager at Mitsui & Co., Ltd. where he oversaw the private equity and leasing practices, managing the investments in buyout funds and a leasing firm that Mitsui operates solely or jointly with its strategic partners in Asia and Europe. His career with Mitsui started in 2013 and from 2015 through 2019, he was seconded as Principal to NovaQuest Capital Management, a US-based private equity fund specialized in Product Finance in the global biopharmaceutical industry, where he was responsible for deal sourcing and transaction structuring. Prior to joining Mitsui, Mr. Nishimura was Vice President at a private equity real estate investment firm based in Tokyo where he was instrumental in acquisitions and fundraising. He started his career as an engineering consultant with a CA-based, growth-stage firm specialized in risk quantification & consulting. He holds a MBA from INSEAD in France and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Kyoto University.