Mr. Makoto Kobayashi is Head of Financial Solutions Group of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd, a member of MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group). He is responsible for the oversight of the Bank’s Financial Solutions business globally, which includes syndications, M&A Finance, project finance and other structured finance. He is also Executive Officer of MUFG.
Starting his career at the Bank (formerly The Mitsubishi Bank Ltd.) in 1985, Mr. Kobayashi developed his career in corporate and investment banking and held various senior positions in the related divisions. Before becoming Head of Financial Solutions Group in 2015, he was Global Head of Structured Finance Division from 2011. Prior to Structured Finance Division, he was General Manager and Global Head of Syndicated Finance Division (2010 – 2011) and General Manager and Global Head of Leveraged Finance (2007 – 2010).
He earned an MBA from Leonard N Stern School of Business in 1993 and a BA in commerce from Waseda University in 1985.