15th Annual Japan Investment Forum

Sep 15th - Sep 16th 2020
Shangri-La Hotel

The 15th Annual Japan Investment Forum is the most influential gathering of Japanese pension funds, insurance companies, trust banks and investment advisers in Japan.

Speakers at the 2020 Forum will break down emerging asset classes and alternative investment strategies available to investors. These approaches will vary from: moving up the yield curve by allocating to assets like private credit and high yield bonds; gaining exposure to risk factors instead of traditional asset classes; allocating to illiquid assets like real estate and infrastructure; and designing more flexible investment mandates.

All discussions are governed by Chatham House Rule. The event is closed to media and by invitation only to senior fund decision makers, ensuring frank, productive discussions and an effective exchange of ideas.


The shifting balance of power in Japanese corporate governance


Multi-asset strategies that increase portfolio flexibility

Issues to consider when allocating to alternative credit and real assets


Effective asset allocation frameworks for international exposure

2019 Advisory Board

Ryohei Shimizu

Chief Investment Officer
AIG Pension Fund

Akihiko Matsuyama

Chief Investment Officer
AXA Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Motoki Kobayashi

Finance and Accounting Div. Finance Group
Daikin Industries, Ltd

Takanobu Ide

Executive Director
Duskin Pension Fund

Toshio Shibasaki

Managing Director
Eisai Employee’s Pension Fund

Koji Ohashi

Chief Investment Officer
Fuji Xerox Co.,Ltd.

Yoshiyuki Suzuki

General Manager, Credit Investment and Loans Department
Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Group

Kosuke Okimori

Executive Investment Director
Kewpie Pension Fund

Akira Okada

Head of Investment
Manulife Life Insurance Company

Koichi Nakano

General Manager, Investment Planning & Research Department
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Kenichi Ota

Chief Investment Officer
Mitsui & Co Pension Fund

Shinichi Okamoto

General Manager
Nippon Life Insurance Company

Hiroki Masuoka

Managing Director
Nitto Denko Pension Fund

Yoshio Kiguchi

Chief Investment Officer
West Japan Metal & Machinery Pension Fund

Satoshi Yatsumonji

General Manager, Investment Planning Department
ORIX Life Insurance Corporation

Kenichi Yoshida

General Manager, Investment Management Department
Sompo Holdings, Inc.

Toshio Fujimura

General Manager, Investment Planning Dept
Sumitomo Life Insurance Company

Nobuyuki Ohashi

General Manager, Global Markets Investment Dept
Taiju Life Insurance Company Limited

Katsumi Sakaguchi

Executive Director
Takeda Pharmaceutical Corporate Pension Fund

Kazuyuki Shigemoto

Executive Officer, Chief General Manager, Investment
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Tsutomu Ishida

Deputy General Manager, Alternative Investment Group
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Yoshiaki Nakahara

General Manager, Head of Global Fixed Income Investment
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Akihiro Maniwa

Managing Director
ZENROSAI Group Pension Fund


Who should attend?

Chief investment officers, chief executive officers, heads of asset classes, investment committee members and senior investment staff, directly or indirectly managing assets for Japan’s largest insurers, pension funds, trust banks and other large financial institutions.


Approximately 100 representatives of institutional investor entities.


Shangri-La Hotel

Marunouchi Trust Tower Main
1-8-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8283, Japan 
Tel: +(81) 03 6739 7888


The Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo is a five-star luxury hotel located over 13 floors of the Marunouchi Trust Tower Main in Marunouchi, directly above Tokyo Station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

The Japan Investment Forum speakers and delegates were excellent. In-depth insights on specific investment strategies were delivered throughout the event.

Yoshi Kiguchi, Chief Investment Officer, West Japan Metal & Machinery Pension Fund



Registration and agenda are available upon request, please contact:

Jamie Kwan

Operations Manager, Sales and Events
DID: +852 2912 8033
Fax: +852 2842 7056