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Masanao Matsushima is an Executive Director at GCA Corporation. He has been engaged in the M&A advisory business since 2004 after being engaged in lawmaking as a government officer at Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology. He has significant experience / achievements especially in cross-border M&A transactions in Asian and other developing countries. Before joining GCA in June, 2012, he belonged to the Strategic Advisory Department of Daiwa Securities SMBC from 2007. Prior to joining to Daiwa, he worked at ORIX M&A Solutions, an M&A advisory arm of ORIX Corporation. Advisory deals include a takeover of a Singapore-listed electric meter manufacturer, an acquisition of a waste management company group in southeast Asia (Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore), a merger of Taiwanese subsidiaries of Japanese and US semiconductor-related companies, a sale of a Polish subsidiary of a Japanese electronic manufacturer, acquisitions / business transfers of factory automation equipment makers / distributors in Turkey, Thailand, and India, a share subscription in a Chinese curtain wall company, a share subscription in a software company in the US and others. Masanao Matsushima received his MBA in 2003 from the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. He also earned a master degree in 1997 from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo. He passed the USCPA exams in 2003.