PROJECT OCEAN, “Partner of Entrepreneurs”, supports tech startups in finance such as M&A, IPO and corporate finance.
Graduated Master’s Degree Course (in accounting) at Graduate School of Commerce, Kansai University After graduating, he joined Daiwa Securities SMBC Inc.(currently Daiwa Securities Inc.). He had been working at IPO Division for 5 years. With his expertise in IPO and outstanding achievements of 10+ IPO including billion dollar IPO, he founded Project Ocean in 2006. Since then, he has been a financial consultant for wide range of clients from public listed companies to startups.
Master of Business Administration at National University of Singapore. He has 13 years of experience in IPO, accounting/finance, corporate finance, business law, organizational development. After he completed MBA at National University of Singapore, he joined Project Ocean as a partner, Asian affairs. By leveraging his corporate finance knowledge and passion in helping dynamic Asian business scene, he supports startups in finance and M&A in Singapore. He is also a founder of Jidoobox Pte. Ltd., an accounting SaaS for small business owners.
Graduated from the Surugadai University Faculty of Law. Joined Takara Printing Co., Ltd. in 1999. Since then he engaged in investor relations consultation for public-listed companies ,and IPO for pre-IPO companies. In 2012, he joined Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC and was in charge of business development and a wide spectrum of startup support such as financial accounting audit consultation, business plan/medium-term management plan, alliance, publicity, and fundraising. Leveraging on his expertise, he has been serving tech startups as a member of Project Ocean Co., Ltd. since 2014.
M&A advisory in buyout of a company or business
We provide full range of services in buyout; sourcing acquisition targets, devising acquisition scheme, estimation in valuation, negotiation and finalizing contracts by cooperating with your attorney. We will be a part of your M&A team and manage the entire project work. If your company engages full time M&A team, we will focus on advising from a standpoint of an external consultancy in validity of valuation based on our experience and previous cases.
M&A advisory work in trade sales of company or business
We entirely support your trade sales; sourcing potential buyers, devising deal structure, managing due diligence, negotiating and finalizing contracts by cooperating with your attorney. Understanding your intention, we promote the deal to maximize benefits of shareholders and members belonging to the business to realize ideal sales.
Consultation to help clients satisfy prerequisites of IPO
We back up your IPO comprehensively as if we are an internal team of your company. Topics we typically deal with; capital structure planning and fund raising strategy, building up internal control and disclosure procedures, documentation, coordination in investigation by IPO underwriters and a stock exchange, creating materials for investor relations.
IPO consulting – list of major fields we support
Financial strategy consultation– list of major fields we support
We help clients of small, private companies to large, public listed companies in corporate finance. Tailoring to your needs in funding, we offer fund raising strategies and capital structure plan to build funding scheme, find investors and execute as it planed.
Financial strategy consulting – list of major fields we support
For companies recruiting executives
We provide recruitment services for senior management positions. For example, COO、CTO、CFO, and full-time internal auditor.
We introduce talents to exciting job opportunities in internet businesses, mobile businesses, startups and listed tech companies.
Happy Elements Holdings
Drecom Co., Ltd.
CONIT Co., Ltd.
Drecom Co., Ltd.