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Ryuichi Kaga specializes in project financing and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) as an ex-senior banker. Ryuichi supports clients from financial perspectives with his business network in Japan, other Asian countries and the Pacific. He has close contacts with international agencies, governments, governmental agencies, municipalities, corporates and financial institutions in the region.

Ryuichi has nearly 40 years of experience in international finance. He delivered project finance deals in the infrastructure and energy sectors, including oil and gas, power, mining, and manufacturing while at Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), formerly The Export-Import Bank of Japan. Ryuichi was Director General of the Project Finance Department and Executive Officer for Asia and the Pacific operations at the Bank. He has significant expertise in financial schemes and products of export credit agencies and multilateral development banks.

Ryuichi structured PPP projects in Asia and the Pacific, and provided transaction advisory services to official agencies and private corporations in the region while at Asian Development Bank (ADB).  He was Head of Office of Public-Private Partnership at the multilateral agency.

Education:

  • Keio University, Bachelor of Economics 
  • Yale University Graduate School, Master of Arts in Economics

Publications:

  • Books
    • Project Finance: A Risk-control Business, Tokyo, Kinzai, 2007
    • Islamic Finance: Its Structures and Trends, Tokyo, Nikkei, 2008
    • International Infrastructure Finance: Tokyo, Chuo Keizai, 2010
    • Infrastructure Business in Asia: Tokyo, Nippon Hyoron Sha, 2013
  • Thesis/Op-ed
    • “Infrastructure Finance Market in Asia,” Hitachi Research, 2013
    • “Challenges to Infrastructure Investment in Asia,” Nikkei Newspaper, 2017
    • “Public-Private Partnership and A Role of Asian Development Bank,” Kaigai-Touyushi (Japan Institute for Overseas Investment Journal), 2017
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In the News · Source: Australasian Lawyer, TXF, Partnerships Bulletin, Asian Legal Business, Project Finance International, IJGlobal and Infrastructure Business Japan

March 28, 2018
Ryuichi Kaga, former Public-Private Partnership head at the Asian Development Bank, joins the firm's Tokyo office as a senior advisor

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Matters

At JBIC, Ryuichi structured the following project finance matters:

Paiton I power station, a coal-fired power station in Indonesia

Ratchaburi, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

BLCP, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

Merida, a gas combined cycle power project in Mexico

Marmara Ereglesi, a combined cycle power project in Turkey

Rades, a combined cycle power project in Tunisia

MRT3, a railway project in the Philippines

Sakhalin II, an oil and gas project in Russia

Yemen LNG, the first natural gas liquefaction project in Yemen

Rabigh, an oil refinery and petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia

METOR, a methanol project in Venezuela

La Candelaria, a copper mining project in Chile

Ambatovy, a nickel project in Madagascar

At ADB, Ryuichi advised on PPP structures for the following projects:

The North-South railway project in the Philippines

An urban development project in Clark, Philippines

Colombo Port, a port expansion project in Sri Lanka

An energy efficiency project in  Malaysia

The Da Nang water project in Vietnam

A road project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Karaganda University Hospital project in Kazakhstan

The Dhaka road project in Bangladesh

A transport sector development project in Myanmar

An urban development project in Yangon, Myanmar

A transport sector development project in Indonesia

A national solar park project in Cambodia

The Rae port project in Papua New Guinea

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At JBIC, Ryuichi structured the following project finance matters:

Paiton I power station, a coal-fired power station in Indonesia

Ratchaburi, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

BLCP, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

Merida, a gas combined cycle power project in Mexico

Marmara Ereglesi, a combined cycle power project in Turkey

Rades, a combined cycle power project in Tunisia

MRT3, a railway project in the Philippines

Sakhalin II, an oil and gas project in Russia

Yemen LNG, the first natural gas liquefaction project in Yemen

Rabigh, an oil refinery and petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia

METOR, a methanol project in Venezuela

La Candelaria, a copper mining project in Chile

Ambatovy, a nickel project in Madagascar

At ADB, Ryuichi advised on PPP structures for the following projects:

The North-South railway project in the Philippines

An urban development project in Clark, Philippines

Colombo Port, a port expansion project in Sri Lanka

An energy efficiency project in  Malaysia

The Da Nang water project in Vietnam

A road project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Karaganda University Hospital project in Kazakhstan

The Dhaka road project in Bangladesh

A transport sector development project in Myanmar

An urban development project in Yangon, Myanmar

A transport sector development project in Indonesia

A national solar park project in Cambodia

The Rae port project in Papua New Guinea

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May 31, 2018
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News

In the News · Source: Australasian Lawyer, TXF, Partnerships Bulletin, Asian Legal Business, Project Finance International, IJGlobal and Infrastructure Business Japan

March 28, 2018
Ryuichi Kaga, former Public-Private Partnership head at the Asian Development Bank, joins the firm's Tokyo office as a senior advisor

View all

Matters

At JBIC, Ryuichi structured the following project finance matters:

Paiton I power station, a coal-fired power station in Indonesia

Ratchaburi, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

BLCP, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

Merida, a gas combined cycle power project in Mexico

Marmara Ereglesi, a combined cycle power project in Turkey

Rades, a combined cycle power project in Tunisia

MRT3, a railway project in the Philippines

Sakhalin II, an oil and gas project in Russia

Yemen LNG, the first natural gas liquefaction project in Yemen

Rabigh, an oil refinery and petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia

METOR, a methanol project in Venezuela

La Candelaria, a copper mining project in Chile

Ambatovy, a nickel project in Madagascar

At ADB, Ryuichi advised on PPP structures for the following projects:

The North-South railway project in the Philippines

An urban development project in Clark, Philippines

Colombo Port, a port expansion project in Sri Lanka

An energy efficiency project in  Malaysia

The Da Nang water project in Vietnam

A road project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Karaganda University Hospital project in Kazakhstan

The Dhaka road project in Bangladesh

A transport sector development project in Myanmar

An urban development project in Yangon, Myanmar

A transport sector development project in Indonesia

A national solar park project in Cambodia

The Rae port project in Papua New Guinea

Icon close

Close

Matters

At JBIC, Ryuichi structured the following project finance matters:

Paiton I power station, a coal-fired power station in Indonesia

Ratchaburi, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

BLCP, a coal-fired power project in Thailand

Merida, a gas combined cycle power project in Mexico

Marmara Ereglesi, a combined cycle power project in Turkey

Rades, a combined cycle power project in Tunisia

MRT3, a railway project in the Philippines

Sakhalin II, an oil and gas project in Russia

Yemen LNG, the first natural gas liquefaction project in Yemen

Rabigh, an oil refinery and petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia

METOR, a methanol project in Venezuela

La Candelaria, a copper mining project in Chile

Ambatovy, a nickel project in Madagascar

At ADB, Ryuichi advised on PPP structures for the following projects:

The North-South railway project in the Philippines

An urban development project in Clark, Philippines

Colombo Port, a port expansion project in Sri Lanka

An energy efficiency project in  Malaysia

The Da Nang water project in Vietnam

A road project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Karaganda University Hospital project in Kazakhstan

The Dhaka road project in Bangladesh

A transport sector development project in Myanmar

An urban development project in Yangon, Myanmar

A transport sector development project in Indonesia

A national solar park project in Cambodia

The Rae port project in Papua New Guinea

Insights

Newsletter

May 31, 2018
Financial Services Focus

View all

News

In the News · Source: Australasian Lawyer, TXF, Partnerships Bulletin, Asian Legal Business, Project Finance International, IJGlobal and Infrastructure Business Japan

March 28, 2018
Ryuichi Kaga, former Public-Private Partnership head at the Asian Development Bank, joins the firm's Tokyo office as a senior advisor

View all