Polaris CG Singapore Pte.Ltd.
Mr. Mitsuda joined Polaris in August 2006. Prior to Polaris, he worked at Mizuho Financial Group for 12 years, first as a research analyst of the Industrial Research Department of The Industrial Bank of Japan (IBJ), then as vice president of the specialized finance division at the New York office of Mizuho Corporate Bank. Mr. Mitsuda received a BA in Economics from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Senior Executive Director & Investment Officer
Mr. Ota joined Polaris in February 2009 as partner after spending 6 1/2 years at Citibank as Japan head of its Depositary Receipt Services. Prior to that, he had worked for The Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd. for 21 years with various corporate banking assignments in and outside of Japan which include debt restructuring of Indonesian companies after Asian Currency Crisis (Singapore Branch), syndicated loan arrangement and lending for Korean and Indian companies (Tokyo Head Office), syndicated loan lending to LBO financing (New York Branch) and commissioned bank services for Samurai Bond issuers (Tokyo Head Office). Mr. Ota received an LLB from The University of Tokyo and an LLM from Harvard Law School.