Yoshinao Ibara joined Morgan Stanley Japan Securities Co., Ltd. in May 2009 as a research analyst for the Machinery and Capital Goods industry. He joined the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan in 1997 upon graduation from the University of Tokyo with a degree in Economics, later moving to Morgan Stanley where he worked as Machinery analyst from November 1998 to February 2005. He then took up the post of team leader for Machinery and Capital Goods coverage at Nikko Citigroup from March 2005 to April 2009.
Team: Lisa Jiang, Hikari Hasegawa
Shinji Kakiuchi joined Morgan Stanley Japan Ltd. in December 2000, coming from Daiwa Institute of Research, where he had covered the industry since 1992. Shinji majored in commerce at Waseda University and is a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.