Tom Yanagi is a Managing Director at Digital Colony. Mr. Yanagi is an experienced investment professional with over 20 years of principal investing and asset management experience. Mr. Yanagi leads the Capital Markets activities for Digital Colony and has raised over $20 billion of financings supporting Digital Colony’s acquisition activities and portfolio company capital needs.
Prior to joining Digital Colony, Mr. Yanagi was the Head of the Communications Infrastructure Team in New York for Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (“MIP”). During his 13 years with MIP, Mr. Yanagi led a number of investments in sectors including telecommunications, energy and transportation. Most notably, he was responsible for MIP’s investment in Global Tower Partners (GTP) and was involved with the oversight and management of that investment through to the sale to American Tower in October of 2013. In addition to leading transactions, Mr. Yanagi maintained an asset management role and served on the Board of Directors for a number of MIP portfolio companies, including GTP. Prior to MIP, Mr. Yanagi worked in private equity at Nomura Securities and Madison Investment Partners.
Mr. Yanagi serves on the Board of Directors of DataBank. Mr. Yanagi received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers College in 1989 and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1997.