The 20th Annual AVCJ Japan Forum

26-27 June, 2019
Tokyo

#avcjjapan

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The original Japan-focused international private equity and venture capital event, the AVCJ Japan Forum is unrivalled as the most influential gathering of domestic Japanese and international institutional investors, fund managers and service providers since its inception in 1999.

This year, AVCJ Japan Forum will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a thorough program that combines editorially driven topics, distinguished speakers, deep industry knowledge, and superb organization into a highly anticipated event that predicts trends, creates strategies and forges lasting partnerships.

465+
Delegates
13
Countries
210+
Organisations
270+
Limited partners
47
Speakers
The premier private equity & venture forum in Japan

    Be part of the conversation – key reason to attend:

  • Identify the geographies and sectors that the world’s leading GPs are betting on in 2019
  • Debate strategies for managing the risk of outside forces on the industry
  • Learn how investors in innovation are uncovering the ideas that will capture growth
  • Discover the latest Alternative investment options for LPs
  • Uncover the outlook for carve-outs and mega deals in 2019 and beyond
  • Find out how mid-market GPs plan to source deals amid increased competition and valuations
  • Hear experienced LPs share their strategy for building and managing an alternatives portfolio

Every year we are amazed with the heated environment that AVCJ is able to nurture by bringing together fund managers and investors. It provides a great occasion for us to learn about evolving best practices and exchange ideas with industry participants.

Megumi Kiyozuka Managing Director / Head of Japan CLSA CAPITAL PARTNERS JAPAN KK

AVCJ Japan has been instrumental with the growth of PE industry in Japan. It is a unique place for thought leaders from both LP and GP sides to connect and discuss key issues.

Tatsuo Kawasaki, Partner, UNISON CAPITAL

Organisations that attended the Forum previously include:

  • 500 Startups Japan
  • Adams Street Partners
  • Advantage Partners
  • Aflac Asset Management Japan
  • Akebono Asset Management
  • Aksia
  • AllianceBernstein Japan
  • AlpInvest
  • Alternative Investment Capital
  • ANRI
  • Ant Capital Partners
  • Ant Global Partners
  • Antelope Career Consulting.
  • Aon Risk Solutions
  • Aozora Bank
  • Apax Partners
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Aramco Asia Japan
  • Ark Totan Alternative
  • Asia Alternatives
  • Asset Management One
  • Autologistics Japan
  • Axiom Asia Private Capital
  • Bain Capital
  • Baring Private Equity Asia
  • BC Partners
  • BC Partners Advisors
  • BDA Partners
  • BlackRock
  • Bloomberg
  • BlueBay Asset Management International
  • Brightrust PE Japan
  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • Brown Brothers Harriman Securities
  • Capital Dynamics
  • Capstone Partners
  • Carlyle Group
  • CIM Group
  • Clearwater Capital Partners
  • CLSA Capital Partners
  • Crosspoint Advisors
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • Daido Life Insurance Company
  • DBJ Asset Management
  • Denso Corporation
  • Development Bank of Japan
  • Diamond Dragon Advisors
  • East Ventures
  • Eelion Capital
  • eFront Hong Kong
  • Endeavour United
  • EQT Partners
  • European Investment Fund
  • Everbridge Partners
  • FTI Consulting
  • Fuji Xerox Pension Fund
  • Fujitsu Pension Fund
  • Fuyo General Lease
  • General Atlantic
  • Globis Capital Partners
  • Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
  • Hamilton Lane
  • HarbourVest Partners (Japan)
  • HC Asset Management
  • Hibiya-Nakata
  • ICG
  • Innovation Finders Capital
  • Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
  • Insight Equity
  • Integral Corporation
  • International Christian University
  • International Financial Corporation
  • Intralinks
  • JA Mitsui Leasing
  • JAFCO
  • Japan Bank of International Cooperation (JBIC)
  • Japan Industrial Solutions
  • Japan Post Bank
  • Japan Post Insurance
  • Japan Post Investment Corporation
  • Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund
  • Joyo Bank
  • J-STAR
  • Kanto IT Software Pension Fund
  • Khaitan & Co.
  • King & Spalding
  • KKR Capital Markets Japan
  • KKR Japan
  • Konomi
  • Korea Investment Corporation
  • KPMG AZSA
  • KPMG FAS
  • KPMG TAX Corp.
  • KWAP
  • Kyodo News
  • Lexington Partners
  • Lunar
  • Manulife Capital
  • Manulife Insurance Company
  • Marubeni Corporation
  • MassMutual Life
  • Mayer Brown
  • Mercuria Investment
  • Mercury Capital Advisors Asia
  • MetLife Insurance
  • Millennium 7 Capital
  • Mito Securities
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Corporation Asset Management
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
  • Mitsui & Co.
  • Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investment Limited (MAI)
  • Mitsui & Co., Pension Fund
  • Mitsui & Co., Principal Investments
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Mizuho Capital
  • Mizuho Global Alternative Investments
  • Mizuho Securities
  • Mizuho Securities Principal Investment
  • Mizuho Trust & Banking
  • Moneytree K.K.
  • Moore Management
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
  • MSD Investment
  • MUFG Bank
  • MVision Strategic
  • National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel
  • Nebula-Ventures
  • New Frontier Capital Management
  • New Horizon Capital
  • NewQuest Capital Partners
  • Next Orbit Venture Fund
  • Nihon Unisys Pension Fund
  • Nikke
  • Nippon Life Insurance Company
  • Nippon Sangyo Suishin Kiko
  • Nissay Asset Management
  • Nomura Asset Management
  • Nomura Funds Research and Technologies Japan
  • Nomura ICG
  • Nomura Trust and Banking
  • Norinchukin Bank
  • Norinchukin Trust & Banking
  • Noritz Corporate Pension Fund
  • NSSK Chubu Hokuriku GenPar G.K.
  • Ocean Link
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Openspace Ventures
  • Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation Japan
  • ORIX Corporation
  • PAG
  • Partners Group AG
  • Pavilion Alternatives Group
  • PE&HR
  • Pension Fund Association (PFA)
  • Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
  • Phronesis Partners
  • Ping An Japan Investment
  • Preqin Solutions
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Providence Equity Partners
  • Resona Bank
  • Rising Japan Equity
  • Ruvento Ventures
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • SECOM Corporate Pension Fund
  • Secom Pension Fund
  • SEIRYU Asset Management
  • Sen Family Office
  • SGG Asia
  • Shinhan Bank
  • Shinkin Central Bank (SCB)
  • Sierra Ventures
  • Siguler Guff
  • Silver Spoon Advisors
  • SilverRay Capital
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Social Impact Investment Foundation
  • Social Investment Partners
  • SoftBank Investment Advisors
  • SoftBank Vision Fund
  • Soken Inc
  • Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance
  • Sony Pension Fund
  • Stanley Corporate Pension Fund
  • StepStone Group
  • STIC Investments
  • Stone River Capital LLC
  • Strait Capital Investment Group
  • Sumitomo LIfe Insurance Company
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
  • System2
  • T&D Asset Management
  • Tata Opportunities Fund
  • Terra Firma Capital Partners
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
  • The Bank of Yokohama
  • The Blackstone Group Japan K.K.
  • The Carlyle Group
  • The Dai-Ichi Life Insurance
  • The Gibraltar Life Insurance
  • The Hyakugo Bank
  • The Longreach Group
  • The Norinchukin Bank
  • The San-In Godo Bank
  • The Shizuoka Bank
  • The Toho Bank
  • The Tokyo Star Bank/li>
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance
  • Tokio Marine Asset Management
  • Tokyo Gas
  • Tokyo University of Science
  • Truffle Capital
  • Trust Capital
  • Unison Capital
  • Uzabase
  • Venture Enterprise Center, Japan
  • Vista Equity Partners
  • Warburg Pincus Asia
  • WaterBridge Ventures
  • Wendel Singapore

... and many others!

CERTIFIED BY THE CPD CERTIFICATION SERVICE

AVCJ Japan Forum is now a CPD certified event

10 CPD points can be claimed after attending the Forum

For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk

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