The 22nd Annual AVCJ Japan Forum

9-10 June, 2021
Tokyo

#avcjjapan

The 21st Annual AVCJ Japan Forum was presented as a virtual event and gathered over 720 of the industry’s leading figures, including 540 LPs, for two days of thought-provoking discussions, presentations and networking.

The conference, which focused on the strong fundamentals of this compelling market, featured keynote speakers Yoshitaka Todoroki, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Private Market Investment Department at Government Pension Investment Fund and Hideya Sadanaga, Managing Director, Head of Private Equity Investment at Japan Post Bank. They were joined by senior executives from Unison Capital, Denso Pension Fund, Advantage Partners, ORIX Life Insurance Corporation, The Carlyle Group, Future Fund, KKR, Nippon Life Insurance, NSSK, Japan Industrial Solutions, Goldman Sachs and Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company.

The Forum featured a wide range of presentations and panel discussions including how global investors can navigate the new normal, threats and opportunities for the industry in Japan, where GPs are finding value in the middle market, how buyout funds are sourcing deals, how you manage a portfolio during a pandemic, LP’s view on investing and how you establish best practice, strategies for accessing Asia and the outlook for venture capital in Japan.

The AVCJ Japan Forum returns to Tokyo on 9-10 June 2020.

Event highlights 2019

560+
Delegates
13
Countries
245+
Organisations
315+
Limited partners
59
Speakers
The premier private equity & venture forum in Japan

The AVCJ Japan Forum is the can’t miss event of the year. The Forum has really helped us build the PE and alternatives ecosystem and all the people that are relevant in the industry are part of the conference year in, year out

Jun Tsusaka, Managing Partner, CIO and Founding Member, NSSK

This is a very well attended conference hundreds of people coming with a single thought in mind – how to invest in Japan.

Tatsuo Kawasaki, Partner, UNISON CAPITAL

Organisations that attended the Forum previously include:

    • Adamantem Capital
    • Adams Street Partners
    • Advantage Advisors
    • Advantage Partners
    • Aflac Japan
    • Akebono Asset Management
    • Alpinvest Partners
    • Alter Domus
    • Alternative Investment Capital
    • ANRI
    • Ant Capital Partners
    • Antelope Career Consulting
    • Aozora Bank
    • Apollo Global Management
    • Aramco Asia Japan
    • Archipelago Capital Partners
    • Ardian Japan
    • Ares Management
    • Ark Totan Alternative
    • Asahi Kasei Corporation
    • Asahi Kasei Pension Fund
    • Asahi Mutual Life Insurance
    • Asia Alternative Advisor
    • Asset Management One Alternative Investments
    • Atago Advisors
    • Bain Capital
    • Bain Capital Credit
    • Bank Julius Baer & Co
    • Bank of Yokohama
    • Barclays
    • Baring Private Equity Asia
    • Berkeley Research Group
    • BFG Capital Partners
    • BlackRock
    • Brookfield Asset Management
    • Brown Brothers Harriman Securities
    • Cambridge Asset Management
    • Campbell Lutyens
    • Capital Dynamics
    • Capstone Partners
    • CarVal Investors
    • CCV
    • CD&R
    • CDPQ
    • Cerberus Asia Pacific Advisors
    • China Growth Capital
    • China Investment Corporation
    • CLSA Capital Partners
    • Coller Capital
    • Concord Ventures
    • Coral Capital
    • Cotton Ginsberg Capital Partners
    • Crosspoint Advisors
    • CVC Asia Pacific
    • CVC Capital Partners
    • Daido Life Insurance Company
    • Daiwa Fund Consulting
    • DBJ Asset Management
    • Denso Pension Fund
    • Duff & Phelps
    • Duskin Pension Fund
    • Eaton Partners
    • ERM Japan
    • Fiera Capital
    • Fujitsu Pension Fund
    • Fuyo General Lease
    • GCM Investments
    • GFR Fund
    • Glendevon Advisors
    • Globis Capital Partners
    • Globis University
    • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
    • Gopher Asset Management
    • Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
    • Grand Victoria Group
    • Hamilton Lane
    • HarbourVest Partners
    • Harney Westwood & Riegels
    • Highlight Capital
    • Hosen Capital
    • Huisheng Consulting
  • iGlobe Partners
  • Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
  • Insight Equity
  • Integral Corporation
  • International Finance Corporation
  • Intertrust Japan
  • Intralinks
  • Ion Pacific
  • IQ EQ
  • iSigma Capital Corporation
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • JA Mitsui Lease
  • Jafco
  • Japan Bank for International Cooperation
  • Japan Capital Investors
  • Japan Industrial Solutions
  • Japan Post Bank
  • Japan Post Insurance
  • Java
  • JLT Risk Services
  • J-STAR
  • Jupiter Impact Partners
  • JVPF
  • King & Spalding
  • Konomi
  • KPMG
  • KWAP
  • LACERA
  • Langham Hall
  • Lexington Partners
  • LGT Capital Partners
  • Macquarie Principal Finance Asia
  • Manulife Capital
  • Maples and Calder
  • Marsh
  • Marsh Broker
  • Marubeni Corporation
  • Mayer Brown
  • Mercury Capital Advisors
  • Merrill Corporation
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Corporation Asset Management
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
  • Mitsui & Co.
  • Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments
  • Mitsui & Co., Principal Investments
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Mizuho Capital
  • Mizuho Securities
  • Mizuho Securities Principal Investment
  • Mizuho Trust & Banking
  • Monument Group
  • Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners
  • Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
  • MSD Investments
  • MUFG Bank
  • MVision Private Equity Advisers
  • National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel
  • National Kyosai Federation of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives
  • National Pension Fund Association
  • NewQuest Capital Partners
  • Nippon Life Insurance Company
  • Nippon Wealth Life Insurance Company
  • Nissay Asset Management Corporation
  • Nitto Denko Pension Fund
  • Nomura Asset Management
  • Nomura Funds Research and Technologies
  • Nomura Securities
  • Norinchukin Bank
  • Noritz Corporate Pension Fund
  • NS Solutions Corporation
  • NSSK
  • Ocean Link
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Openspace Ventures
  • Orchestra Private Equity
  • Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation
  • ORIX Life Insurance Corporation
  • PAG
  • Pantheon Ventures
  • Partners Group
  • Peninsula House
  • Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
  • Permira
  • Permira Debt Managers
  • Phronesis Partners
  • Polaris Capital Group
  • Polaris CG Singapore
  • Portfolio Advisors
  • Preqin
  • Rakuten
  • Raymond James Investment Banking
  • Resona Bank
  • Ripplewood Advisors
  • Risa Partners Asia
  • Rising Japan Equity
  • Rocket Equities
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Rothschild & Co Merchant Banking
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Schroder Adveq Investment
  • Schroder Investment Management
  • Secom Pension Fund
  • Sekisui House Pension Fund
  • Sen Family Office
  • Shinkin Central Bank
  • Siguler Guff
  • SilverRay Capital
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation
  • Social Investment Partners
  • Soken
  • Soleil Global Advisors
  • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management
  • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance
  • StepStone
  • Strait Capital Investment Group
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Investment
  • Surana & Surana International Consultants
  • T&D Asset Management
  • TAU Investment Management
  • Teikyo University
  • Terra Firma Capital Management
  • The Bank of Fukuoka
  • The Carlyle Group
  • The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company
  • The Gibraltar Life Insurance
  • The Joyo Bank
  • The Longreach Group
  • The Nomura Trust and Banking
  • The Norinchukin Trust & Banking
  • The Oita Bank
  • The Shizuoka Bank
  • The Toho Bank
  • The Tokyo Star Bank
  • Threefa
  • Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
  • Tokio Marine Asset Management
  • Tokyo University of Science
  • Top Tier Capital Partners
  • Tricor
  • Triple A Partners Japan
  • Trust Capital
  • Unison Capital
  • Uzabase
  • Värde Partners
  • Venture Enterprise Center, Japan
  • Vertex Growth
  • Vertex Holdings
  • Warburg Pincus
  • WaterBridge Ventures
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • White & Case
  • Yahoo Japan Capital

... and many others!

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AVCJ Japan Forum is now a CPD certified event

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