Tokyo Forum 2023
29 June 2023,
Four Seasons Tokyo at Otemachi
Connecting Japanese capital to global private debt opportunities
The 5th annual PDI Tokyo Forum will return on 29 June 2023 to shape future capital flow from Japan to global private debt markets.
Understand key trends shaping investors’ decision-making process and crucial qualities they look for in a fund manager when allocating capital.
Key conversations shaping the conference:
- How do investors view private debt’s role in future portfolios?
- Where does Japanese investors’ focus shift on debt strategies and how to stay resilient?
- Global GPs’ insight on the best risk-adjusted returns
- And more.
Register your place here to get the best savings to join Japanese and Korean investors in-person in 2023.
Expand your fundraising horizons in Asia
Meet Japan’s investor community
Connect with behemoth investors GPIF, Japan Post Bank, Dai-ichi Life Insurance and more Japanese investors in person for the first time since the pandemic.
Gain a strategic edge
Understand investors’ changing needs and appetite shift towards different strategies.
Build lasting relationships in-person
Catch up with Japanese investors and global private credit leaders to discuss future portfolio strategies.
Managing Director and Head of Global Alternative Investments
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Meet our keynote, Tadasu Matsuo, head of global alternative investments at JST (AUM$80.7b) to understand JST’s private credit investment strategies. Learn Japanese institutional investors’ perspective on key investment considerations when allocating to private debt.
What our delegates say
Well thought through and relevant content. Provides good insight into how LPs think about this asset class.
Very well organized and structured. Great access to the assets’ leading players and insights.
PDI events bring private debt investment and structuring expertise together like no other conference I have attended.
Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass
A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.
To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.
Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you.
2022 Confirmed speakers:
Contact producer, Niann Lai at email@example.com if you’re interested in speaking at the conference.
Senior Advisor, Bfinance
Xiaodong (Akina) Chang
Senior Fund Manager, Private Equity Investment Department, Tokio Marine Asset Management
Partner and Head of Asia Credit, KKR
Chief Investment Officer, Pallas Group
Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, MGG Investment Group
Andre A. Hakkak
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, White Oak Global Advisors
Director, Investment Private Assets, ORIX Life Insurance
Deputy General Manager, Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance
General Manager, Five Arrows Managers S.A., Rothschild & Co., Tokyo Office
Senior Product Manager, Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Executive Chairman, Pallas Group
Managing Director and Head of North American Specialty Lending, HPS Investment Partners
Chief Investment Officer, Pension Fund of Japanese Corporations
Managing Director, Client Solutions, Hamilton Lane
Co CEO, SDG Impact Japan
Managing Director, DBJ Asset Management
Wai Leng Leong
Managing Director and Regional Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ
Executive Director, ORIX Asia Asset Management
Lily Murakami Voukadinov
Partner, Head of Japan Relationship Management and Investor Relations, Ares Global Client Solutions Group
Managing Director, Global Head of Investor Relations & Capital Formation, Deerpath Capital Management
Senior Director, Fitch Ratings
Managing Director, Partners Group
Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners
Managing Director and Head of Private Credit, Northleaf Capital Partners
President and Chief Executive Officer, Tasku Advisors
Director, Japan Post Bank
Executive Director, Head of Private Equity Investments, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Head, Aksia Asia
Managing Director, KKR Capital Markets
Research Manager, Asia, Private Debt Investor
To help keep you and your peers safe, we require you to follow the Covid principles below to ensure the smooth running of the PDI Japan Korea Week 2022.
All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status before checking into the event’s venue. All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve.
To expedite this process, PEI Media and our venue will be using the physical copy of vaccination, or digital proof of COVID-related health insights from “Tokyo Vaction” mobile App and other government-recognised mobile App. Complete your health screening with the apps ahead of time for expedited check-in and entry. We will NOT be accepting any other form of record of vaccination at the event. We are only accepting physical proof, photos of the vaccination record or digital proof via selected mobile apps.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The below information is as of 18 October 2022 and will be updated if health, safety and security guidelines change.
What additional measures are being followed at the Japan Forum of PDI Japan Korea Week 2022?
We would like to ensure our attendees feel confident as they return to attending our in-person events. Click here for Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo document outlining actions the hotel is taking.
I plan to travel to Japan to attend this conference, what are the current travel restrictions?
Do I need to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test to attend?
When you arrive at the event, you’ll need to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 according to your national vaccine programme.
(*Definition of fully vaccinated varies among cities, however, you will be required to take your 2nd dose at least 14 days before the event.)
How to show my vaccination?
You can present your vaccination record through:
- “Tokyo Vaction” mobile app,
- Wakupass mobile app,
- Other government-recognised mobile app or
- COVID-19 Vaccination Record (Hard Copy)
What do I need to do if I receive my vaccination outside of Japan?
If you had received your vaccination outside of Japan
- Please click here to view the list of recognized Covid-19 vaccines outside Japan
- Guests must prepare and present Covid-19 Vaccination Record (issues outside Japan)
Do I need to wear a mask?
All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve in the hotel’s public spaces at all times.
What I need to do before collecting my name badge at the venue?
You must present your vaccination record and measure temperature at the entrance of the venue.
What happens if I cannot attend the event because I have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive or am unable to travel due to changes in quarantine rules?
If your membership includes access to an in-person forum, you can join a different forum in-person across a 12-month period.
Will there be any tracking of participants in the event of a positive COVID-19 test result?
Yes, if needed we will be asked to report any cases to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for further handling.
Any questions regarding the event and vaccination requirements should be sent to email@example.com.