The PERE Japan Forum 2021 is part of the PERE Global Passport!

The PERE Global Passport subscription is a new way for private real estate’s investors and industry leaders to elevate fundraising and advance investment strategies.

The PERE Japan Forum 2021 is now just one of the many essential touchpoints with global markets that you will get throughout the year with your PERE Global Passport.

Elevate your fundraising with Japan’s LP giants

The 10th anniversary of the PERE Japan Forum will connect Japan’s leading allocators to global real estate fund managers to guide capital from the region to projects across the world.

Join the virtual networking sessions and live discussions with Japan’s most influential community of institutional investors, fund and asset managers, strategic partners, and advisors to broaden your network for new business opportunities.

The PERE Japan Forum will help you:

  • Maximize your fundraising through unlimited access to Japanese key LPs allocating across a wide spectrum of real estate strategies
  • Advance your strategic edge on the competition by keeping up to date with a vast array of opinions from Japanese LPs relevant to your firm
  • Uncover the latest high-yield opportunities across local markets with unique insights from the decision-makers shaping the industry
  • Utilize time in the most efficient way by connecting with the people who can help you create value for your firm

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Develop lasting relationships.

Easier.

As border controls and travel restrictions continue, the Forum brings together global investors and fund managers to their Japanese peers for smooth and effective relationship-building.

 

Discover investment opportunities.

Faster.

Connect with the global community of trendsetters to discover investments and partners who can accelerate the growth of your firm.

 

Understand local trends.

Smarter.

With local experts sharing what is driving Japanese markets, gain a strategic edge through deep understanding of the strategies delivering high yields.

 

Enhance your decision-making with the PERE community

 

 

Our global community is at the cutting-edge of real estate across a wide spectrum of investment strategy and geography. View the video for a few of the key insights from our 2020 virtual experiences.


Meet Japan’s largest LP community

Build relationships with Japan’s leading private real estate investors, share the latest market insights, and shape global capital flow at PERE Japan Forum this February.
Advantest Corporate Pension Fund
AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Aozora Bank
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance
Bank of Yokohama
DENSO Pension Fund
Farmers’ Pension Fund
Japan Co-Op Insurance Consumers' Co-Operative Federation
Japan Post Bank
Japan Post Insurance
Manulife
Mitsui & Co
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel
National Kyosai Federation of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (ZENKYOREN)
Nomura Funds Research & Technologies
Nomura Trust And Banking
ORIX Life Insurance Corporation
Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank
Pension Fund Association
Resona Bank
Shinkin Central Bank
Shinsei Bank
Sumitomo Life Insurance
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
The Gibraltar Life Insurance
The Norinchukin Bank
Tokio Marine Asset Management
Tokyo University of Science
Trust Capital

Testimonials

Kevin Colket

Global Hospitality Investment Group

PERE goes out of their way to bring GPs, LPs, and other people from the industry together, to not only discuss ideas, but even discuss new deals.

Decision-maker

at Japanese LP

The virtual platform helped me to make business decisions and investment adjustments during covid.

Senior executive

at global fund manager

Insightful content from top industry experts along with significant virtual networking capabilities.

2021 featured speakers

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Join global real estate’s most influential community

By securing your place at the PERE Japan Forum you will instantly become part of our global community of private real estate leaders shaping the asset class with a one-year subscription to the PERE Global Passport.

As a Passport holder, you will receive one year of 24/7/365 access to the global blackbook of investors, monthly touchpoints with the market, and a place at our remaining conferences throughout the year.

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PERE Japan Forum agenda

Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Thursday 25th

Virtual event
08:00 - 08:30

Website Q&A

09:00 - 09:50

PEI welcome & Fireside Chat

Daisuke Kitta, Christie Ou
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Daisuke Kitta

Head of Real Estate Japan, The Blackstone Group Japan K.K.

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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09:55 - 10:40

Panel: International Investors views on the Japanese market

Tetsuya Fujita, Rushabh Desai, Tjarko Edzes, Laurent Fischler
  • How has the pandemic changed international investor appetite for Japan over the past 12months? What is their appetite going forward?
  • What sectors and strategies are of key interest?
  • How have investors overcome the challenges of travel constraints and online due diligence for making purchases? Are they increasing their presence in Japan?
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Global Investors Japan

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Rushabh Desai

Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Real Estate Asia Pacific

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Tjarko Edzes

Director Asia-Pacific Investments, Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific

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Laurent Fischler

Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Ivanhoé Cambridge

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10:45 - 11:15

Presentation: The New Real Estate: Digital

Marc Ganzi
Marc Ganzi, Digital Colony

Marc Ganzi

President and Chief Executive Officer, Colony Capital

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11:15 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:15

Panel: Investing in Japan’s logistics & data centre sectors vs other global markets

Ari Druker, Robert Fordi, Yosuke Fujioka, Pierre-Alexandre Humblot, Nori Matsushita
  • What makes Japan’s logistics sector such a compelling investment opportunity?
  • What are the current trends for investing in data centres?
  • Japan as an investment destination for logistics and other global markets compared
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Ari Druker

Director, Loan Origination - Real Estate, Investment Banking Coverage, Deutsche Securities

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Robert Fordi

Chief Executive Officer, Realterm

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Yosuke Fujioka, GLP Japan

Yosuke Fujioka

Senior Vice President, Head of Investments and Fund Management, GLP Japan

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Pierre-Alexandre Humblot, ESR

Pierre-Alexandre Humblot

Managing Director, Fund Management & Capital, ESR

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Nori Matsushita

Head of Japan, AirTrunk

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12:20 - 12:50

Presentation: The great US migration : Hockey Stick Growth in the 2020s

Daniel R. Dubrowski
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Daniel R. Dubrowski

Co-Founder and Head of Capital Formation, Lionstone Investments/Columbia Threadneedle Investments

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12:50 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:40

Roundtable: Japan’s hotels and hospitality industry: what now?

Christopher Dillon, Shunsuke Yamamoto, Hans Heijligers, Seth Sulkin
  • How and when can the hotel & hospitality industry recover? Predictions for 2021/2022
  • What are the opportunities for distressed investing in the sector?
  • Does the casino sector have a future in Japan?
Christopher Dillon, Dillon Communications

Christopher Dillon

Principal, Dillon Communications

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Shunsuke Yamamoto

Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

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Hans Heijligers

Chief Executive Officer, IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan

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Seth Sulkin

President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacifica Capital

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15:45 - 16:15

Speed Networking

16:15 - 16:55

Break

16:55 - 17:50

Panel: Japan’s office sector: To buy or not to buy? (followed by close of Forum)

Jun Homma, Hidetoshi Ono, Atsushi Higuchi, Christian Mancini , Yoshito Nishikawa, Midori Suzuki
  • As vacancy rates increase in Tokyo, is now a good or bad time to invest in the Japanese office market?
  • Which submarkets in Tokyo are holding the most interest right now?
  • The remote office revolution: is it taking hold in Tokyo? What are the long term implications for the market?
Jun Homma, Nikkei Business Publications

Jun Homma

Deputy Editor, Nikkei Business Publications

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Hidetoshi Ono, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Hidetoshi Ono

Head of Direct Real Estate - Japan, Aberdeen Standard Investments

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Atsushi Higuchi

Head of Business Development, Xymax Real Estate Investment Advisers

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Christian Mancini

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific (Ex Greater China), Savills

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Yoshito Nishikawa

Managing Officer, Hulic

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Midori Suzuki

Head of Client Relations, Tosei Asset Advisors

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Interested in speaking at the PERE Japan Forum 2021?

Please contact Andrew Wolff at andrew.w@peimedia.com

2021 Confirmed speakers

Rushabh Desai

Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Real Estate Asia Pacific

Rush Desai heads the Asia-Pacific region at Allianz Real Estate Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. He is a member of the Allianz Real Estate Investment Committee and the Allianz Real Estate Executive Committee. Rush is leading the expansion of the Allianz Real Es… Read full bio
Christopher Dillon, Dillon Communications

Christopher Dillon

Principal, Dillon Communications

Christopher Dillon is a Hong Kong–based writer and entrepreneur and the principal of Dillon Communications Ltd. He is the author of the Landed series of real estate books, which includes Landed China (2013), Landed Global (2014), Landed Hong Kong (20… Read full bio

Ari Druker

Director, Loan Origination - Real Estate, Investment Banking Coverage, Deutsche Securities

Ari is a member of the Structured Products Origination team within the Corporate Finance group. Ari specializes in originating real estate and private equity related financing opportunities. Previously, Ari held senior positions at Tokyo Star Bank an… Read full bio

Daniel R. Dubrowski

Co-Founder and Head of Capital Formation, Lionstone Investments/Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Dan Dubrowski is a co-founding partner of Lionstone Investments. As Head of Capital Formation, he leads capital efforts across the firm’s investment strategies, with primary responsibility for investor relationships, fundraising, marketing and commun… Read full bio

Tjarko Edzes

Director Asia-Pacific Investments, Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific

Tjarko is Director Asia-Pacific at Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors. He is based in Sydney where he has set up Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific office. In this role he is responsible for managing Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific team and investment strategy, which is… Read full bio

Laurent Fischler

Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Laurent Fischler is Vice President, Asia-Pacific at Ivanhoe Cambridge, based in Hong Kong. He oversees investments in the region and works closely with internal and external stakeholders to implement and deliver the Company’s investment strategies. L… Read full bio

Robert Fordi

Chief Executive Officer, Realterm

Mr. Fordi is CEO and Managing Partner of Realterm, a $6.5+ billion AUM global multi-strategy real estate private equity firm focused on durable insights into the supply and demand of real assets at the intersection of the global supply chain and evol… Read full bio
Yosuke Fujioka, GLP Japan

Yosuke Fujioka

Senior Vice President, Head of Investments and Fund Management, GLP Japan

Yosuke Fujioka is the Head of Investments & Fund Management of GLP Japan. He is in charge of fund management in Japan, and has been with GLP since 2009. Prior to the current role, Yosuke served as the Senior Vice President of Fund Management Depa… Read full bio
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Global Investors Japan

Mr. Fujita has over 30 years of experience in real estate industry. He started his career at Sumitomo Realty & Development Co. Ltd. with which he spent 5 years for residential condo development in Japan and over 13 years in U.S. to oversee Sumito… Read full bio
Marc Ganzi, Digital Colony

Marc Ganzi

President and Chief Executive Officer, Colony Capital

Marc C. Ganzi is President and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY). Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital & Chief Executive Officer of Digital Colony, Mr. Ganzi founded and served as Ch… Read full bio

Hans Heijligers

Chief Executive Officer, IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan

Hans Heijligers is CEO of IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, the leading international hotel company in Japan with 32 hotels and nearly 10,000 rooms. Appointed to this role in January 2016, Hans oversees the operations and performance of IHG ANA brands incl… Read full bio

Atsushi Higuchi

Head of Business Development, Xymax Real Estate Investment Advisers

Atsushi Higuchi is currently Head of Business Development at Xymax Real Estate Investment Advisors. Previously, he was a General Manager of Corporate Planning in Xymax and Branch Manager of Xymax Singapore Branch. Before he moved to Singapore, in Xym… Read full bio
Jun Homma, Nikkei Business Publications

Jun Homma

Deputy Editor, Nikkei Business Publications

Jun Homma joined the "Nikkei Real Estate Market Report" at Nikkei Business Publications in 2006. The commercial property-focused newsletter provides inside stories and in-depth data analysis to investment professionals. While serving as Deputy Editor… Read full bio
Pierre-Alexandre Humblot, ESR

Pierre-Alexandre Humblot

Managing Director, Fund Management & Capital, ESR

Pierre-Alexandre Humblot is Managing Director, Fund Management & Capital at ESR. Based in Singapore, Mr. Humblot has spearheaded key fundraising and investment initiatives at ESR with a special focus on Japan. He works closely with ESR institutio… Read full bio

Daisuke Kitta

Head of Real Estate Japan, The Blackstone Group Japan K.K.

Daisuke Kitta is the Head of Blackstone Japan, Head of Real Estate Japan and is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone based in Tokyo. Mr Kitta is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Real Estate group’s investment activities in Japan a… Read full bio

Christian Mancini

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific (Ex Greater China), Savills

Christian Mancini was appointed CEO of Savills Asia Pacific (ex Greater China) and Group Executive Board on 1 July 2016. Prior to the appointment, he served as the CEO of Savills Northeast Asia from 2012. He oversees Asia Pacific excluding Greater Ch… Read full bio

Nori Matsushita

Head of Japan, AirTrunk

Nori is AirTrunk’s Head of Japan. Nori was recently the Acting CEO at Mapletree Japan and has held leadership positions in real estate development and investment at PwC, Deutsche Bank and GE Capital. AirTrunk日本代表。現職以前は、PwC、ドイツ銀行、GEキャピタルで不動産開発と投資の指導的立… Read full bio

Yoshito Nishikawa

Managing Officer, Hulic

Yoshito Nishikawa is Managing Officer in Asset Solutions Department at Hulic Co,Ltd and responsible for the entire process of new property investment, including establishing portfolio strategy, to source property acquisition opportunities and to exec… Read full bio
Hidetoshi Ono, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Hidetoshi Ono

Head of Direct Real Estate - Japan, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Hidetoshi Ono recently joined Aberdeen Standard Investments as Head of Direct Real Estate –Japan to build and grow the firm’s direct real estate investment business in the country. He is a member of ASI’s Asia Regional Investment Committee. Currently… Read full bio
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK based Private… Read full bio

Seth Sulkin

President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacifica Capital

Seth R. Sulkin is President and CEO of Pacifica Capital K.K., a Tokyo-based developer of hotels and commercial properties with more than 25 years of real estate investment experience in Japan. He is also CEO of Pacifica Hotels G.K., a franchisee oper… Read full bio

Midori Suzuki

Head of Client Relations, Tosei Asset Advisors

Midori has nearly 25 years of professional experiences in real estate. Currently she acts as Relationship Manager for offshore institutional investors at Tosei Asset Advisors and helps clients navigate in today’s rapidly changing real estate investme… Read full bio

Shunsuke Yamamoto

Managing Director, Fortress Investment Group

Shunsuke Yamamoto is head of hospitality investment for Fortress Investment Group in Japan responsible for acquisitions as well as asset management. He is also Chairman and Representative Director for Mystays Hotel Management, a hotel management comp… Read full bio
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