Osaka Global Investment Workshop 2019

Jun 5th 2019
The St. Regis Osaka

The Osaka Global Investment Workshop will bring together senior investment professionals from the most influential pension funds in the Kansai region. Some insurers, trust banks and other large financial institutions from Japan and overseas will be invited.

The investment Workshop aims to support investors by giving them the necessary tools to effectively manage risk, identify new investment opportunities and dynamically manage their portfolios in an increasingly turbulent economic, political and investment environment. It will also provide insights into specific international investment strategies and asset classes that are critical to investors’ portfolios, thus allowing fund managers to better support return and funding objectives.

All discussions at the Workshop are governed by Chatham House Rule. The event is closed to media and by invitation only to senior fund decision makers. This ensures open and productive discussions with an effective exchange of ideas among peers.


Dealing with the low interest rate environment


The role and evolution of diversifying assets and investment strategies


Identifying where key risks lie across fixed income and credit markets

Constructing robust multi-asset investment solutions


Insights and best practices utilised by local asset owners

2019 Advisory Board

Motoki Kobayashi

Finance and Accounting Div. Finance Group
Daikin Industries, Ltd      

Ken Saito

Finance and Accounting Div. Finance Group
Daikin Industries, Ltd

Toru Yamane

Investment Managing Director
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund

Takanobu Ide

Executive Director
Duskin Pension Fund

Koji Ozawa

Managing Director
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Pension Fund

Hiroki Masuoka

Managing Director
Nitto Denko Pension Fund

Kiyoshi Iwashina

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Noritz Pension Fund

Takeo Honma

Assistant Manager Finance Dept
Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Hidekazu Kuribayashi

Executive Director
Panasonic LS Group Pension Fund

Kazuhiko Irie

Chief Investment Officer
Sekisui Pension Fund

Masahiko Ishihara

Former Investment Director
SHARP Pension Fund

Katsumi Sakaguchi

Executive Director
Takeda Pharmaceutical Corporate Pension Fund

Yasushi Kunitake

Managing Director
Yanmer 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 the Kansai region’s largest pension funds. Some insurers, trust banks and other large financial institutions will be invited


Approximately 25 representatives of institutional investor entities from the Kansai region.


The St. Regis Osaka

3-6-12 Honmachi
Osaka 541-0053, Japan 
Tel: +(81) 06 6258 3333

The St. Regis Osaka

Located along the famed street of Midosuji, also intimately known as the Champs Elysées of Osaka, The St. Regis Osaka is the ideal abode for the discerning traveler. Every encounter at The St. Regis Osaka will captivate your senses, from gastronomic discoveries to the epitome of luxurious pampering. The St. Regis Osaka has beenawarded Five Red Pavilions, the Michelin Guide’s top honor for hotels.

The Osaka Global Investment Workshop was truly informative across a variety of important asset classes.

Yasushi Kunitake, Managing Director, Yanmar Pension Fund



Registration form and agenda are available upon request.

Jennifer Steele

Director of Events and Head of Client Services
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