Green Giraffe Advisory opens office in Japan

Press release, 2 October 2023

Green Giraffe Advisory (“Green Giraffe”), a leading financial advisor in the global renewable energy transition, has opened an office in Tokyo to help accelerate the green energy transformation in Japan, the Asia Pacific region and globally.

The Green Giraffe team in Tokyo is led by Jun Kasamatsu, who brings over 20 years’ experience and track record in renewable energy and investment banking.

The new Tokyo office will work closely with all existing Green Giraffe teams around the world to support domestic, inbound and outbound investment. The Tokyo team will work closely with our partner Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (TSE:8601) including its global corporate finance platform, DC Advisory, across the broad Asia-Pacific region.

The full scope of Green Giraffe services, including M&A, debt advisory, capital raising, development and tender support, financial modelling, PPA structuring and strategic support, will be offered across all renewable and energy transition technologies, including solar, onshore wind, offshore wind, energy storage, grid solutions, bioenergy, and hydrogen.

Jun Kasamatsu, Head of Japan, Green Giraffe says: “We are very pleased to have established our local subsidiary and to have opened the Tokyo office. This enables us to provide our full range of services in Japan supported by an expert local team that is backed by our global talent pool of industry professionals. Our goal is to bring and leverage our industry pioneering green energy knowledge and experiences to help Japan achieve its’ ambitious decarbonization goals in both the near term and long term. ”

Matthew Taylor, Director of Green Giraffe Asia Pacific says: “Green Giraffe has historically been very close to Japan through its strategic partnership with Daiwa Securities Group and the many Japanese corporations that we have served.  Japan is a core market for Green Giraffe and we are committed to providing our full range of services to support Japan’s green energy transition.”

With the opening of its Tokyo office, Green Giraffe’s presence now spans across ten locations; Boston (US), Cape Town (South Africa), Hamburg (Germany), London (UK), Madrid (Spain), Paris (France), Singapore, Sydney (Australia), and Utrecht (The Netherlands). Since its inception in 2010, Green Giraffe has worked on over 294 key energy transition projects in over 67 countries.

Green Giraffe Japan office is located at Toranomon Hills Business Tower 15F, 1-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6415, Japan.  



About Green Giraffe

Launched in 2010 and with offices in Boston, Cape Town, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Utrecht, Green Giraffe offers bespoke financial advice, market intelligence and development services in all renewable and energy transition technologies.

In October 2019, Green Giraffe established a strategic partnership with Daiwa Securities Group. Green Giraffe partners with Daiwa’s global corporate finance platform DC Advisory, and its market-leading Infrastructure franchise, to bring full service  expertise for all clients.


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