Scott Foster, Partner

Scott handles M&A advisory transactions. He has worked in investment banking as an equity research analyst for more than 25 years, covering electronics, engineering, renewable energy and other sectors at Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and major European investment banks in Japan and Korea.


Outside the securities industry, he is a member of the Advisory Board of the Future in Review (FiRe) conference organized by the Strategic News Service, for which he also writes on topics related to Japan and Asia. Scott is registered with the Japan Securities Dealers Association as a class-1 sales representative. He holds a BA from Stanford University and an MA from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.


An American citizen and a permanent resident of Japan, he speaks fluent Japanese.