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The Infrastructure Investor Tokyo Forum is the no.1 virtual meeting place for global infrastructure leaders to secure capital allocations from Japanese investors.

Gain greater access to the community than ever before through our immersive platform. Benefit from increased visibility, extended face-to-face networking with regional investors, global peers, and premium content available.

The Tokyo Forum 2021 presented attendees with even more opportunities for networking, insightful discussions and much more through the Infrastructure Investor Global Passport.

Keynote: Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan

KEYNOTE
Masashi Adachi 
Member, House of Councillors, Japanese Diet
Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan

Attendees heard from Masashi Adachi on the Japanese government’s infrastructure investing initiatives. A particular focus was on their 2050 decarbonisation target and how they plan to spur the investment and development of the renewables sector, in particular in sectors like offshore wind.

Japanese investor attendees included:

AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Asset Management One
Benesse Group Pension Fund
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund
Fujifilm Holdings
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Japan Co-Op Insurance Consumers' Co-Operative Federation
Japan Post Bank
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
Mitsui Sumitomo Primary Life Insurance (MSPL)
National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel (Shichousonren)
ORIX Life Insurance
Pension Fund Association
Sekisui Pension Fund
Shinsei Bank
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Toyota Tsusho Corporate Pension Fund

2021 agenda highlights included:

2021 attendees got Japanese investors’ perspectives on inbound and outbound markets.

How well have Japanese investors adapted to investing in the ‘new normal’?

Attendees discussed how Japanese capital can get comfortable being put to work in Europe, the US and beyond.

Attendees were given the opportunity to understand the current status of Japan’s offshore wind market and the opportunities.

Attendees discovered how international firms can help boost investments in Japan and how they are finding accessing the sector.

Attendees discovered which sectors and areas pose the best fit for Japanese capitals risk return appetite at the current time.

Speakers included:

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Who was it for?

Investors

2021 attendees discovered the opportunities available in global infrastructure through knowledge-sharing with the world’s leading investment practitioners.

Fund managers

2021 attendees secured their next capital allocations from Japanese investors through the Forum’s unrivalled networking opportunities.

Service providers

2021 attendees demonstrated their skills and services to more than 350 senior global infrastructure investment professionals to grow their business.

What our delegates say

Lydia Gaylord

InstarAGF

A fulfilling virtual experience with insightful content from top industry experts along with significant networking capabilities for attendees

Helge Rau

wpd AG

Yet again an excellent opportunity to meet investors and learn about new developments and trends in the infrastructure sector

Yusun Chung

Schroders

The Infrastructure Investor virtual conference experience works really well! We will attend again

Unrivalled access to the global infrastructure community

The Infrastructure Investor Global Passport

The Tokyo Forum is now part of something much bigger.

The Infrastructure Investor Global Passport is a new way for industry leaders to stay connected to the market, meet investors, secure capital commitments and gain a strategic edge throughout the year.

Join the new era of networking

The 2021 virtual conference gave attendees greater access to investors and their peers than ever before through extended networking and premium on-demand content.

At the touch of a button, they were able to connect with Japanese investors and start their  fundraising journeys.

2021 attendees connected with the infrastructure community in the new virtual meeting place

Redefine the conference experience

Maximise your time, maximise your returns

Extended private networking without borders

Talk to headline speakers in live Q&A sessions

All content on-demand, when you need it

Meet the right people

Enhanced search capabilities and sophisticated filtering allowed attendees to narrow down potential business partners by region, investment strategy and sector to ensure they didn’t miss a single new opportunity.

Chat and arrange 1-2-1 video meetings

Attendees were able to book unlimited 1-2-1 video meetings with Japanese investors, speakers and global attendees in virtual meeting rooms. They just searched for their desired attendees and invited them for a chat. Once they had set up their meeting they could invite other event attendees to join.

Lead the global conversation

Through interactive roundtable sessions, attendees knowledge shared with the global infrastructure community. The virtual equivalent of a roundtable at a traditional conference, they were face-to-face with likeminded peers to discuss challenges and opportunities.

Ask your questions to the titans of industry

Following panels during the conference week speakers were available in live Q&A for questions. They discussed challenges and strategies with the panellists and peers during and after the sessions.

On-demand when you need it

All content was streamed live and then available on-demand through the platform so attendees could watch at a time that suited them.

Secure your access today

Our immersive virtual platform offers you limitless cross-boarder access to global infrastructure’s most influential community. Connect with the region’s largest investors and global fund managers.

2021 Agenda

Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 20th

Virtual event
08:00 - 08:30

Website Q&A

09:00 - 09:30

PEI welcome & Keynote Presentation

Masashi Adachi
Masashi Adachi, Liberal Democratic Party

Masashi Adachi

Member, House of Councillors, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

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09:35 - 10:05

Presentation: Opportunities in North American decarbonization and energy transition trends

Doug Kimmelman
Doug Kimmelman, Energy Capital Partners

Doug Kimmelman

Senior Partner and Founder, ECP

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10:05 - 10:35

Break

10:35 - 11:25

Panel: The evolution of Japan as an infrastructure investing destination - perspectives from domestic market leaders

Takanori Fukushima, Morimasa  Matsuda, Jun Shimamoto, Sohei Shiotani
  •  How can investment be further stimulated and boosted in Japan’s infrastructure sector? How has Covid-19 impacted investment?
  • How do investors evaluate the government’s initiatives to boost the renewables
    sector?
  • Are there any other bright spots asides from renewables such as data centres?
Takanori Fukushima, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

Takanori Fukushima

General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

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A speaker photo for Morimasa  Matsuda

Morimasa  Matsuda

President & Chief Executive Officer, Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure

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Jun Shimamoto, ORIX Corporation

Jun Shimamoto

General Manager, ORIX Corporation

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Sohei Shiotani, Marunouchi Infrastructure Inc

Sohei Shiotani

Chief Investment Officer, Marunouchi Infrastructure

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11:35 - 12:20

Panel: Japan’s offshore wind investing opportunity

Kanna Mihara, Jun Kasamatsu , Isshu Kikuma, Martin Torres, Shinichi Yasuda
  • Understanding the current status of the offshore wind market and auctions timeline
  • How has COVID-19 impacted investment and development timelines in Japan?
  • What are the challenges in order to boost offshore wind energy capacity in Japan?
A speaker photo for Kanna Mihara

Kanna Mihara

Senior Vice President, Private Capital Markets Japan, Macquarie Capital

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Jun Kasamatsu, Ørsted

Jun Kasamatsu

Country Manager, Japan, Ørsted

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Isshu Kikuma BloombergNEF

Isshu Kikuma

Japan Energy Analyst, BloombergNEF

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Martin Torres, BlackRock

Martin Torres

Head of the Americas for the Renewable Power Group, BlackRock

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Shinichi Yasuda, Development Bank of Japan

Shinichi Yasuda

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Department, Development Bank of Japan

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12:30 - 13:00

Roundtable: LP discussion (LPs only)

Takako Koizumi
Takako Koizumi, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi

Head of Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

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13:00 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:50

Roundtable: Japanese LP perspectives on inbound and outbound markets

Takako Koizumi, Koji Sugauchi, Tetsuya Tabata, Yuriko Watanabe
  • How well have Japanese LPs adapted to investing in the ‘new normal’?
  • Has the pandemic stymied interest from first timer LPs to infrastructure such as corporate pension funds?
  • Is it still possible for Japanese LPs to consider first time funds?
Takako Koizumi, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi

Head of Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

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A speaker photo for Koji Sugauchi

Koji Sugauchi

Director and General Manager, Fund Management Department, Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank

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Tetsuya Tabata Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Tetsuya Tabata

Co-Head of Private Equity Investment team, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

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Yuriko Watanabe Japan Post Bank

Yuriko Watanabe

Director, Japan Post Bank

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15:55 - 16:45

Panel: Global investing 2021: Getting Japanese capital to work in foreign markets

Daniel Kemp, Ambalika Banerji, Joost Bergsma, Shuichi Hayashida, Melannie Pyzik, Kirsten Whitehead
  • How can Japanese capital get best comfortable being put to work in Europe, the US and beyond?
  • Which sectors and areas pose the best fit for Japanese capitals risk return appetite at the current time?
  • Are there any particular sectors or geographies that Japanese LPs overlook which they should now reconsider?
A speaker photo for Daniel Kemp

Daniel Kemp

Superfunds Correspondent, Infrastructure Investor

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Ambalika Banerji, NIIF

Ambalika Banerji

Executive Director, Direct Investments, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

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A speaker photo for Joost Bergsma

Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Glennmont Partners

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Shuichi Hayashida, World Bank Group

Shuichi Hayashida

Head of Japan and Vice Head for South East Asia

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A speaker photo for Melannie Pyzik

Melannie Pyzik

Managing Director, Argo Infrastructure Partners

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Kirsten Whitehead, QIC

Kirsten Whitehead

Partner - Portfolio Management, Global Infrastructure, QIC

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16:50 - 17:20

Presentation: Infrastructure investments post Covid – Sustainability and trends to watch (followed by Close of Conference)

Ingrid Edmund
Ingrid Edmund, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund

Senior Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

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For any agenda enquiries, please contact Andrew Wolff at andrew.w@peimedia.com

2021 Speakers

For programme enquiry, please contact Mr Andrew Wolff at andrew.w@peimedia.com.

Masashi Adachi, Liberal Democratic Party

Masashi Adachi

Member, House of Councillors, Liberal Democratic Party, Japan

Masashi Adachi has been a member of the House of Councillors in the Japanese Diet since 2014. He has more recently held posts in government as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and has been a special advisor t… Read full bio
Ambalika Banerji, NIIF

Ambalika Banerji

Executive Director, Direct Investments, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

Ambalika is a seasoned professional with over three decades of experience in private equity funds management, equity investment, debt financing, structuring & restructuring advisory in India and across Asia. She joined NIIF in March 2020 as Execu… Read full bio

Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Glennmont Partners

Joost is a founding partner and CEO of Glennmont Partners. Since 2021 Glennmont Partners is part of Nuveen. He is a member of the Investment Committee and the Asset Management Committee. Joost is involved in originating new deals and also in the nego… Read full bio
Ingrid Edmund, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund

Senior Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Columbia Threadneedle Investment

Ingrid Edmund is a senior portfolio manager within the Infrastructure Investments team with responsibility for managing global infrastructure portfolios, including our European Sustainable Infrastructure strategy. She has 15 years’ experience in infr… Read full bio
Takanori Fukushima, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

Takanori Fukushima

General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

Takanori has had an extensive career in derivatives and risk management at domestic and global investment banks. He now heads the PPP & Infrastructure Investment Research Department at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute offering research, c… Read full bio
Shuichi Hayashida, World Bank Group

Shuichi Hayashida

Head of Japan and Vice Head for South East Asia

Shuichi Hayashida is Head of Japan & Vice Head for South East Asia for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. Currently works out of Tokyo office to fu… Read full bio
Jun Kasamatsu, Ørsted

Jun Kasamatsu

Country Manager, Japan, Ørsted

Jun is an experienced leader with over 20 years of extensive professional experience in renewable energy, structured finance, and investment banking. Jun has been an advocate for sustainable clean energy adoption and has contributed to the developmen… Read full bio

Daniel Kemp

Superfunds Correspondent, Infrastructure Investor

Daniel Kemp is Superfunds Correspondent for PEI Media’s Infrastructure Investor and Agri Investor. He joined PEI in February 2018 and is based in Sydney. Daniel is an experienced B2B journalist, working for five years prior to joining PEI as Innovati… Read full bio
Isshu Kikuma BloombergNEF

Isshu Kikuma

Japan Energy Analyst, BloombergNEF

Isshu Kikuma is Japan Energy Analyst for BloombergNEF. He supports the BNEF service for Japan’s renewable energy and grid integration. He also has experience in the solar and sustainability fields before joining BNEF. Isshu holds a Master’s degree in… Read full bio
Doug Kimmelman, Energy Capital Partners

Doug Kimmelman

Senior Partner and Founder, ECP

Doug Kimmelman established Energy Capital Partners in April 2005 and serves as its Senior Partner. Mr. Kimmelman currently serves on the boards of Calpine Corporation, US Development Group, LLC, USD Partners, LP, Sunnova Energy Corp., and NESCO Holdi… Read full bio
Takako Koizumi, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi

Head of Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Takako Koizumi is an Executive Director and Head of Infrastructure & Real Estate Investment at Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments, with over 20 years of experience in alternative assets. She started her career at Citibank in banking and M… Read full bio

Morimasa  Matsuda

President & Chief Executive Officer, Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure

Morimasa Matsuda is a president & CEO of Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure Co. Ltd (DEI), a subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc., one of the leading comprehensive financial service firms in Japan. DEI is an investment firm focusing on renewa… Read full bio

Kanna Mihara

Senior Vice President, Private Capital Markets Japan, Macquarie Capital

Kanna leads Private Capital Markets team in Japan where her primary role is to connect Japanese capital to global infrastructure opportunities. Her most recent experiences include successful formation of a partnership with JERA on Formosa 1 and Formo… Read full bio

Melannie Pyzik

Managing Director, Argo Infrastructure Partners

Melannie holds a senior leadership role at Argo Infrastructure Partners, leading the Investor Solutions business and as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Melannie is an experienced investment professional with almost 2 decades of experienc… Read full bio
Jun Shimamoto, ORIX Corporation

Jun Shimamoto

General Manager, ORIX Corporation

Jun Shimamoto is a General Manager of Concession Business Development Department at ORIX Corporation. Prior to ORIX, she was doing securitization business in KPMG. Prior to KPMG, she was working at MUFJ Bank. Since joining ORIX in 2003, she had invol… Read full bio
Sohei Shiotani, Marunouchi Infrastructure Inc

Sohei Shiotani

Chief Investment Officer, Marunouchi Infrastructure

Sohei Shiotani seconded from Mitsubishi Corporation to Marunouchi Infrastructure Inc in 2018 and is currently responsible for all investment activities as CIO. Prior to joining MII, he spent more than 20 years for real-estate securitization, PE activ… Read full bio

Koji Sugauchi

Director and General Manager, Fund Management Department, Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank

Sugauchi Koji joined Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank in 2016 as a head of investment. His responsibilities include alternative investment, equity and fixed income investments. Prior to the Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank, he joined Dai-ichi Life in 1983. He worked… Read full bio
Tetsuya Tabata Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Tetsuya Tabata

Co-Head of Private Equity Investment team, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Tetsuya Tabata joined the Bank in 2004 and is currently responsible for Private Equity / Infrastructure investments on a global basis as Co-Head of Private Equity Investment team, Investment Products Development Department, SMTB Tokyo Head office. Un… Read full bio
Martin Torres, BlackRock

Martin Torres

Head of the Americas for the Renewable Power Group, BlackRock

Martin A. Torres, Managing Director, is Head of the Americas for the Renewable Power Group within BlackRock Alternative Investors (BAI). Martin is responsible for originating investment opportunities, establishing industry partnerships, leading trans… Read full bio
Yuriko Watanabe Japan Post Bank

Yuriko Watanabe

Director, Japan Post Bank

Yuriko Watanabe leads Japan Post Bank’s infrastructure investment program and its infrastructure debt program. Prior to joining Japan Post Bank in July 2019, she spent 11 years at the Bank of Japan, where she led various studies on investment activit… Read full bio
Kirsten Whitehead, QIC

Kirsten Whitehead

Partner - Portfolio Management, Global Infrastructure, QIC

Kirsten joined QIC in early 2010 and has overall responsibility for portfolio management across QIC Global Infrastructure’s separately managed accounts, large co-investors and pooled products. Her role is focused on infrastructure investment manageme… Read full bio
Shinichi Yasuda, Development Bank of Japan

Shinichi Yasuda

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Department, Development Bank of Japan

Shinichi Yasuda serves for two departments of the Development Bank of Japan, Inc.; Structured Finance Department and Corporate Finance Department, Division 5, particularly responsible for renewable energy sector projects in overseas countries as well… Read full bio
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基調講演:内閣総理大臣補佐官

基調講演者:
阿達 雅志氏 
内閣総理大臣補佐官、
自由民主党参議院議員

阿達 雅志 氏が日本政府のインフラ投資イニシアチブについて講演します。2050年の脱炭素化目標に関するイニシアチブ、および洋上風力発電をはじめとする再生可能エネルギーへの投資と開発計画について議論されます。

コミュニティに参加する主な日本投資家:

インフラ市場へのアロケーションに積極的な投資家とつながりましょう。
AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Asset Management One
Benesse Group Pension Fund
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund
Fujifilm Holdings
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Japan Co-Op Insurance Consumers' Co-Operative Federation
Japan Post Bank
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
Mitsui Sumitomo Primary Life Insurance (MSPL)
National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel (Shichousonren)
ORIX Life Insurance
Pension Fund Association
Sekisui Pension Fund
Shinsei Bank
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Toyota Tsusho Corporate Pension Fund

業界リーダーが実践的アイデアを伝授

2021年の主な議題:

国内市場と国外市場に対する日本の投資家の見方を探る。

「ニューノーマル」時代に対応するための日本勢の投資スタンスとは。

<p style=”text-align: center;”>欧州、米国など、国外での日本投資家の最適な投資方法とは。</p>

<p style=”text-align: center;”>日本の洋上風力発電市場の現状と機会を知る。</p>

国際企業による日本投資活性化とインフラ・セクターへの参入方法について。

現時点での日本資本のリスク・リターン選好度に最適なセクターと領域を見極めましょう。

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ファンドマネージャー

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サービスプロバイダー

世界インフラ業界の経験豊富なプロの投資家350人以上に貴社のスキルとサービスを紹介して、ビジネスを拡大しましょう。

“「業界屈指の専門家が鋭い視点で市場を切る充実した内容のオンラインセッション、出席者と幅広く交流する機会があります。」”

Lydia Gaylord, InstarAGF

“「インフラ・セクターにおける新たな進展やトレンドに関する情報を投資家から直接取得するチャンスもあります。」”

Helge Rau, wpd AG

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