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Manabu Sasaki

Manabu Sasaki

Managing Director

New York

[email protected] | (212) 271-3421 | v-Card

Manabu is a Managing Director responsible for Asian financial sponsor coverage and Head of Japan Coverage for Stifel’s investment banking practice. He is also responsible for Asia investment banking coverage at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW). Manabu joined Stifel in 2013 pursuant to Stifel’s acquisition of KBW, which he had joined in 2012.

Earlier in his career, Manabu was the Executive Vice President of ITOCHU Financial Services, overseeing the firm’s financial services and insurance businesses and alternative investments in the U.S. He led creating a hedge fund seeding platform for ITOCHU and crafted joint ventures and strategic partnerships with U.S. investment managers. Prior to that, Manabu was a Manager at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (currently MUFG Bank) and has a broad experience in corporate banking, investment banking, and transaction banking.

Manabu earned a Master of International Affairs at Columbia University and a B.A. in Commerce, Waseda University in Tokyo.