Daily News: January 2, 2014

TrueNorth Capital Names Togo as Managing Director

TrueNorth Capital Partners that Tsuyoshi (Yoshi) Togo joined the firm as a managing director. Togo will be involved in mergers and acquisitions, private capital raising and corporate advisory assignments, domestically and internationally. He has extensive experience in cross-border transaction between North America and Asia and will be a strong addition to the firm’s international investment banking capabilities.

Togo has more than 17 years experience in corporate finance, including ten years in investment banking with an active focus in originating and executing cross-border M&A transactions. He has experience in various strategic advisory assignments, including buy and sell-side M&A transactions, joint ventures, acquisition of intellectual properties, minority investments and valuations. These engagements have focused primarily on middle-market companies and have included a wide variety of businesses and industries including industrial manufacturing, consumer and retail, IT, chemicals and energy.

Just prior to joining TrueNorth, Togo was a director at GCA Savvian Advisors, based in New York, where his responsibilities included advising clients on various corporate finance assignments with particular focus on U.S.-Asia cross-border transactions.

Prior to that, Togo was with Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), where he was actively involved in originating and executing numerous cross-border M&A transactions. While at Mitsubishi UFJ, Togo worked on a range of projects with TrueNorth’s founding partners’ predecessor firm.

Togo started his career at Bank of Tokyo (currently The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ) where he spent seven years in Tokyo and New York gaining his experience in corporate finance. He received his bachelor’s in economics from Keio University in Japan and his MBA from Tuck School Business at Dartmouth. He holds Series 7, 79 and 63 securities licenses.