Osaka Global Investment Workshop 2018

Jun 7th 2018
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. Additionally, some insurers 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.


Identifying and allocating to alternative investments


Benefiting from opportunities in US middle market lending


Skillfully incorporating ROE into stock investments

Seeking yield through private debt


Optimising diversification through listed REITs

2018 Advisory Committee

Ken Saitou

Head of Investment, Finance Group
Daikin Pension Fund

Toru Yamane

Investment Managing Director
Daiwa House Industry Co. Ltd.

Takanobu Ide

Executive Director
Duskin Pension Fund

Masaya Takatani

Former Managing Director
Hyogo Prefecture Oil Industry Employees Pension Fund

Yasuyuki Kato

PhD, Professor
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Management

Hiroki Masuoka

Managing Director
Nitto Denko

Kiyoshi Iwashina

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Noritz Pension Fund

Takeo Honma

Finance Department

Kazuhiko Irie

Chief Investment Officer
Sekisui Pension Fund

Masahiko Ishihara

Investment Director
SHARP 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 20 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.


Registration form and agenda are available upon request.

Jennifer Sam

Director of Events and Head of Client Services
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