With over 25 years of experience in the finance industry, Mr. Hosokawa brings tremendous expertise in private equity, institutional investing, merchant banking and equities trading. Over the past few years, Mr. Hosokawa has managed the private wealth of prominent families in Japan.
Prior to founding HWL Private Limited and joining Jina Ventures as an LP affiliate and advisor, Mr. Hosokawa was a head equity trader at Credit Suisse First Boston in their Tokyo Office. At CSFB, he was responsible for managing the accounts of several major Japanese pension funds and institutions. Prior to this, Mr. Hosokawa was the Head of Trading in the Tokyo branch of E*Trade Institutional Securities (formerly Tiedemann International Research). His career credits also include "Head of Japan Desk" for Merrill Lynch London, an executive position at Citibank Private Bank and a Head Trader for the Nichimen Corporation.
Mr. Hosokawa received his MBA from NYU Stern and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Osaka.