Local capital, global opportunities.

Understand Japanese investor needs at the PERE Global Investor Forum: Tokyo on 13 September 2022.

Expand your network, gain actionable insight, and escalate your fundraising potential by connecting with global real estate’s most active private real estate investors and managers.

Determine the future direction of outbound and domestic capital flows. Key discussions include:

  • Gauging Japanese investor appetite for real estate post-pandemic.
  • Which global sectors and regions are Japan’s leading investors seeing the strongest rebound?
  • Are we seeing permanent shifts in local Japanese real estate markets post-pandemic?
  • And more…

Boost your fundraising

Discover Japanese investor needs and align your investment strategies with their allocation appetite.

Gain strategic insight

Understand the core sectors and strategies that investors will focus on in 2022 and beyond.

Expand your network

Build closer relationships with Japanese investors and global managers through dedicated networking opportunities.

Meet our investor network

Build strong relationships, share the latest market insights, and shape global capital flow with Japan's most influential investor network
AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Aozora Bank
Daiwa House Industry Pension Fund
Development Bank of Japan
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Japan Post Bank
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance
National Kyosai Federation of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (ZENKYOREN)
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

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Download the agenda to understand what to expect at the upcoming event. The PERE Global Investor Forum: Tokyo will discuss trends and strategies across the region.

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The 11th annual PERE Global Investor Forum: Tokyo will be held in-person in Tokyo and available virtually on our easy-to-use platform.

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Global Investor Forum attendees now get 12-month access to our global directory of investors to build your network and relationships across the year. Upgrade to a Global Passport for 12 months access to:

  • All PERE events in-person, including the Global Investor Forum: Tokyo
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  • And much more…

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Global network list

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Japanese members of our global network

Stay connected with regional leaders, knowledge-share daily challenges, and seek answers from industry titans.
AISIN Employees' Pension Fund
Aozora Bank
DENSO Pension Fund
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)
Japan Post Bank
Mizuho Bank
National Kyosai Federation of Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (ZENKYOREN)
Sumitomo Life Insurance
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Join our investor-led network

Explore opportunities with investors from across the globe today with access to the most influential private real estate network.

Want to understand more about who you will meet and what to expect at the Forum? Talk to our team today.

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Download the agenda to see the trends shaping Japanese investor allocation strategies and markets across the region. These topics will shape the discussions at the PERE Global Investor Forum: Tokyo.

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Ken Aoyama, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama founded Samurai Capital in 2009 as President and CEO of the firm. Samurai Capital is an independent fund/asset management firm based in Tokyo. Clients include international institutional investors/funds, family offices, and domestic invest… Read full bio
Steven Bass AR Capital Advisors

Steven Bass

Senior Director, Portfolio Manager, Alternatives and Strategic Transactions, Nuveen Real Estate

Steve is the lead portfolio manager for the Japan Alternatives Living Fund, a specialist strategy investing in senior housing and other alternative living sectors such as student housing, single family, and co-living in Greater Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoy… Read full bio
David Cheong, KKR Asia

David Cheong

Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

David Cheong (Hong Kong) joined KKR in 2015 and is a member of the real estate team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Cheong was a portfolio manager at LIM Advisors overseeing public and private special situation investments in the Asia-Pacific region based… Read full bio
Brad Dockser, Green Generation

Bradford Dockser

Founder and CEO, Green Generation

Brad Dockser is GreenGen’s CEO/Co-Founder, transforming the world’s built environment through its visionary end-to-end approach integrating energy, real estate, technology, and capital markets to Operate in the Green. Throughout two decades of real e… 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

Toshiyuki Fujii

General Manager of Investment Business Department, MORI TRUST

Toshi Fujii serves as General Manager of Investment Business Department at MORI TRUST Co., LTD. based in Tokyo, Japan. Toshi’s responsibilities include, inter alia, all of MORI TRUST’s real estate investment activities not only in Japan but also over… Read full bio
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management 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
James Haines

James Haines

General Manager and Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt, Aozora Bank

J.J. Haines is the Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt at Aozora Bank. He is responsible for the bank’s ex-Japan real estate lending activity, which focuses on developed markets such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.… Read full bio

Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

Horie is Co-founder and CEO of CSR Design Green Investment Advisory, Co., Ltd., which focuses on ESG advisory in the real estate and infrastructure sectors as well as research on green buildings and sustainable finance. He graduated from University o… Read full bio
Akihisa Hoshino

Akihisa Hoshino

Associate General Manager, Alternative Funds Investment Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Akihisa Hoshino joined the Mitsui Trust and Banking Company, Limited (current "Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited") in 1992. Since 2005, he has been a fund manager in the pension fund management department and in charge of investing entrusted money… Read full bio
Satoshi Ikeda RIFTOKYO20

Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency

In March 2019, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) decided to create the position of Chief Sustainable Finance Officer (CSFO), to plan and coordinate on promotion of sustainable finance internally and globally. Upon its creation Satoshi Ike… Read full bio

Masamu Kakinoki

Principal, KKR Capital Markets Japan

Masamu Kakinoki (Tokyo) joined KKR in 2020 and is leading Real Estate strategy marketing in Japan. Prior to joining KKR, he was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he marketed alternative products. He holds a B.A. in Aerospace Engineering from… Read full bio

Matthew Kaplan

Managing Director and Team Group Head, Almanac (Neuberger Berman)

Matthew Kaplan is the Head of Almanac, Chairman of Almanac’s investment committee and Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. Since 1996, Matthew has been the portfolio manager for the ARS Fund Series, overseeing the placement of $6.9 billion of commi… Read full bio
Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Alternative Investment Group, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano is a Head of Alternative Investment Group in Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance (TMNF) and spearheads its alternative investments across private equity, private debt, hedge fund and real estate. Prior to assuming the current post… Read full bio

Kensuke Kudo

Director, KKR

Kensuke Kudo (Tokyo) joined KKR in 2022 and is a member of the Asian Real Estate team. Prior to joining KKR, he was a managing director at Fortress Investment Group where he spent 11 years focusing on opportunistic investments including office, resid… Read full bio
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

Joyce Lo is a Director in the Private Capital Advisory Group at Lazard and their Real Estate Specialist for the Asia Pacific region. Her experience in Real Estate Private Equity spans across various roles including capital raising, investor relations… Read full bio

Bob McClain

Chief Executive Officer, Crow Holdings Capital

Bob McClain is the Chief Executive Officer of Crow Holdings Capital. He is the head of the CHC Investment Committees and is responsible for real estate investment activities at CHC. Bob has been with Crow-affiliated companies since 1986, when he join… Read full bio
Atsushi Miura Blackstone

Atsushi Miura

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

Atsushi Miura is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group and is based in Tokyo. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Miura was a director at Fortress Investment Group, responsible for acquisitions and asset management of real estate investments throug… Read full bio

Jun Muto

Senior Vice President, PIMCO Japan

Mr. Muto is a senior vice president focused on PIMCO’s Real Estate & Alternative Credit platform, based in the Tokyo office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2022, he was the head of CBRE Capital Advisors Japan, responsible for investment advisory and e… Read full bio

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

Hidetoshi Ono recently joined Tsao Family Office (TFO) to lead their real estate investment and portfolio management in Japan. TFO was established in July 2016 to manage the assets of the Tsao family, one of Asia’s most enduring family businesses wit… 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

Michael Regan

Managing Director - Investments, CIM Group

Michael Regan is a Managing Director, Investments. He serves as the Head of Real Estate Equity and is responsible for leading CIM Group’s real estate acquisition efforts across all U.S. markets. Prior to joining CIM Group in 2011, Mr. Regan worked in… Read full bio
Satoshi Saito Tokio

Satoshi Saito

Head of Overseas Property Investment, Tokio Marine Asset Management

Mr. Saito is Head of Overseas Property Investment and responsible for all overseas real estate investment activities since April 2021. He started his career at Mori Trust Co., Ltd., where he was involved in acquisition of income producing properties… 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
Ken Sugimoto GIC (Japan)

Ken Sugimoto

Representative Director, Head of Office, Japan, GIC (Japan)

Ken joined GIC in April 2017 and is the Representative Director overseeing Japan real estate investing. Prior to GIC, Ken worked at Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2017 as Managing Director in the Merchant Banking and Realty Management Divisions. He worke… Read full bio
Kiyosei Sugioka

Kiyosei Sugioka

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, ORIX Life Insurance

Kiyosei Sugioka is a Head of Alternative Investments in ORIX Life Insurance Corporation, covering Private Equity, Private Debt, Infrastructure and Real Estate. Prior to joining ORIX Life in 2019, he was in Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) wh… Read full bio

Naoki Suzuki

President and Representative Director, KJR Management

Naoki Suzuki is President of KJR Management, a KKR subsidiary and the largest manager of listed J-REITs, since April 2022 as well as Chief Sustainability Officer since January 2020. Naoki joined Mitsubishi Corp.-UBS Realty Inc. (current KJR Managemen… Read full bio
Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka has joined Japan Science and Technology Agency (“JST”) in April 2022 as the Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Investments, where she is responsible for planning, executing and monitoring the Real Estate and Infrastructure investment of Jap… Read full bio

Takako Tokinaga

Product Manager/Real Asset Group Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB)

She joined Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) in 2018 as a product manager of global alternative investments, primary covers global real estate and farmland investments. As a gate keeper of pension funds, she has been involved in a n… Read full bio

Katsuyuki Tokushima

Director, Member of the Board and Head of Pension Research and ESG Development, NLI Research Institute

Katsuyuki Tokushima has more than 30 years’ experience in investment for life insurance and pension business. He has broad experiences, such as asset allocation, fixed income investment, and risk management. He is a well-known practitioner in credit… Read full bio
Simon Treacy, CapitaLand Investment

Simon Treacy

Chief Executive Officer, Private Equity Real Estate, Real Assets, CapitaLand Investment

Simon is CEO of Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) at CapitaLand Investment (CLI), responsible for driving the growth of real estate assets under management and funds under management (FUM) for CLI’s PERE business. Prior to joining CLI in 2021, Simon… Read full bio

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

Lennart has spent his career in the Banking and Investment Management industry. He is Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt and member of the Alternative Credit Management Team within NN Investment Partners, headquartered in The Netherlands. He started… Read full bio
Hideto Yamada, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Hideto Yamada

Head of Global Real Estate, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

After Hideto Yamada has been with the Mitsui Fudosan Group for 35 years, he joined Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) in 2017 and leads global real estate investment. He is highly experienced in all areas of real estate including investment, c… Read full bio
Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura is Director, Alternative Advisory Division where he oversees alternative consulting activities in Japan. Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2007, he held several positions at Resona Bank in roles such as portfolio manager, busin… Read full bio

Hideki Yano

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sumisho Realty Management

He has over 30 years’ experience in real estate business with Sumitomo Corporation locally and globally. In Japan, he held several key positions responsible for real estate developments, investments and asset management as well as consulting service… Read full bio

Thought leadership, branding and networking opportunities

Be part of thought-provoking discussions with leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, advisers, and strategic partners. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2022, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@peimedia.com

Global Investor Forum: Tokyo attendees get more

By attending the Global Investor Forum: Tokyo you will join real estate’s most influential global network. Being a member will give you access to:

  • Attend the Global Investor Forum: Tokyo in Tokyo
  • All of PERE’s global events
  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum can help your firm grow.

Covid precautions

To help keep you and your peers safe, we require you to follow the Covid principles below to ensure the smooth running of the PERE 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 asiaevents@peimedia.com.

The below information is as of 2 September 2022 and will be updated if health, safety and security guidelines change.

What additional measures are being followed at the Japan Forum of PERE 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?

Click here to view the latest quarantine measures for inbound travellers.

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:

  1. “Tokyo Vaction” mobile app,
  2. Wakupass mobile app,
  3. Other government-recognised mobile app or
  4. 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 asiaevents@peimedia.com.