Ken Sakuramoto is the Head of Equity Advisory, Japan. Based in Tokyo, Sakuramoto is responsible for expanding JLL’s international capital coverage, both inbound and outbound, and further developing its corporate finance capabilities in this priority market.
His primary focus is major international and institutional client coverage for Japan. He serves as part of JLL’s global and regional client programme and provide coverage to all international investors currently investing in, or actively looking to invest in Japan, advising on local market practices, corporate structuring and availability of debt. His international capital responsibilities also extend to outbound capital coverage of Japanese investors already active and looking to increase offshore investment.
Sakuramoto is also responsible for building a broader corporate finance and debt platform for JLL’s Japan Capital Markets business to meet client demands for joint ventures, capital raisings, and structured transactions.
Prior to JLL, Sakuramoto was Managing Director and Head of Japan of Eastdil Secured. He also brings expertise from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was previously Head of Japan Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging. In total, he brings close to 20 years of Japan real estate advisory and banking experience to JLL.
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