Monument Group, a placement agent, has hired Hiroshi Nishimuro as Japan representative in the firm’s Tokyo office. His appointment was effective January 12, 2021. Nishimuro joins Monument Group from Morgan Stanley where he held a variety of positions since 2009, including leading private equity initiatives in Japan for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia.
BOSTON and TOKYO, January 20, 2021- Monument Group, one of the industry’s leading global placement agents, today announced the hire of Hiroshi Nishimuro as Japan Representative in the firm’s Tokyo office, effective January 12, 2021. Mr. Nishimuro will lead the firm’s fundraising efforts and general partner relationships in Japan.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Hiroshi to Monument Group’s Tokyo office and to our unified global team,” said Niklas Amundsson, Partner and Head of Asia Pacific at Monument Group. “With Hiroshi’s experience across a broad range of alternative investments, we are confident he will prove to be a valuable contributor furthering the meaningful relationships Monument Group has cultivated with investors and general partners in Japan over many years.”
Mr. Nishimuro joins Monument Group from Morgan Stanley, where he held a variety of positions since 2009, including leading private equity initiatives in Japan for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia. As a product specialist, his coverage encompassed all alternatives, including private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit and energy. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Nishimuro worked at Unison Capital, a Japan-based mid-cap buyout firm, and as an Equity Analyst in the Global Investment Research Division of Goldman Sachs in Japan. Mr. Nishimuro received a BA in Law from Soka University and an MA in International Law and Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
In addition to Tokyo, Monument Group has offices in Hong Kong, Boston and London.
About Monument Group
Monument Group is a leading, independent private placement agent managed by a senior team with significant buy-side investment heritage. Since its inception in 1994, Monument Group has assisted a range of general partners around the world to raise over 112 funds, totaling more than US$116 billion of equity. These clients represent a broad variety of investment strategies including buyouts, debt, distressed, growth, infrastructure, real estate, energy and natural resources. Monument Group also has a strategic alliance with boutique secondaries advisor Mozaic Capital. For more information on Monument Group’s primary and secondary capabilities, visit www.monumentgroup.com.