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Isao Okubo is a Managing Director at GCA Corporation. He has been engaged in the M&A advisory business since 1996 with significant experience in cross-border M&A transactions. Before joining GCA, he was a senior vice president in the Strategic Advisory Department of Daiwa SMBC. Prior to that, he worked in the M&A Group at Sakura Bank (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation). Advisory deals include the business transfer of a large leasing company, the sale of the premier hotel in Seoul, the sale of a US magnetic iron oxide manufacturer, the acquisition of a bankrupt shipbuilding business, the sale of a Japanese automotive parts manufacturer, the acquisition of a LCD manufacturing machine maker, the sale of a financial consulting company, the acquisition of a German injection molding machine manufacturer, the acquisition of US ophthalmic treatment machine maker, the acquisition of the South East automotive parts manufacturer and the acquisition of Goodman Global by Daikin Industries. He received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his undergraduate degree in law from the University of Tokyo.