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Shigeru Matsumoto

Prof. Matsumoto obtained his Ph.D. degree from Kobe University by conducting an in-depth study of Japanese cross border M&A. He obtained his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management on the US Fulbright program.

Prof. Matsumoto has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking and advisory at global institutions, including HSBC (The Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corp.), Macquarie Capital, PwC and SCS Global. He advised more than 50 Japan related cross border M&A transactions in 20 countries including US, UK, France, China and Vietnam.

In 2015, he won the 9th M&A Forum Grand Prize with his recent publication about Japanese cross border acquisition.

  • Accounting
  • Business Analysis and Valuation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (Business Studies (JMBA))
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Master Thesis and Research Project I, II, III

Area of Expertise
  • Business analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Project Finance

I. Books
  • 「海外企業買収 失敗の本質」 - 東洋経済新報社 (2014)

II. Articles, Chapters, & Others
  • Matsumoto, S. & K. Jackson (2016). Business Networks in Japan: The Impact of Overseas Investments. In Warner, M., Rowley, C. & J. Nolan (Eds.), Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms: Enduring Trends, Emerging Patterns (143-70). Oxford: Chandos/Elsevier.
  • 「海外M&Aをモノにするには、先ず隗より始めよ」ー MARR 2016年4月号258号
  • 「企業買収の収支勘定」 - 国民経済雑誌 213巻3号(2016)
  • 「なぜ日本企業は海外M&Aで失敗するのか」 ビジネスインサイト(2015) pp
  • 「海外M&Aはどうすれば成功するのか」 - 週刊東洋経済 2014年6月7日号
  • 「海外M&A 5つの罠」 – 週刊東洋経済 2014年6月7日号

Professor Shigeru Matsumoto

Shigeru Matsumoto

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kobe University