14/Aug/2020 – Akebono Asset Management Ltd., the alternative investment management company in Japan specialized to secondary strategy (“Akebono”) announced its CEO, Shin Shiraki being appointed to chairperson of Japan executive committee (“Japan Ex-Co”) for Alternative Investment Management Association (“AIMA”).
About Alternative Investment Management Association
AIMA was established by a small group of European fund managers back in 1990, and receives supports from more than 2,000 of corporate members from alternative investment management industry, fund managers and service providers, in over 60 countries and regions for broader activities , from engaging with financial authorities around the world to education and support related to alternative investments. AIMA is also well-known for its Due Diligence Questionnaires as market standard in hedge fund industry to support smooth onboarding process of investment by investors.
AIMA started activities in Japan since 2001, and Shiraki has been involved since its local establishment, and has been appointed to representative and chairperson in the past. This time, Shiraki accepts the chairpersonship for more contributions to local alternative investment industry through this chairpersonship and activities of Japan Ex-Co for AIMA, a unique and global industry organization, as CEO of your pilot in Japan’s alternative asset management environment that can handle everything from private assets to public assets.
About Akebono Asset Management Ltd.
Akebono is an investment management company in Japan, and a niche player of secondary strategies in the Japanese illiquid asset space, such as interests to private equity funds and venture capital funds. Akebono is managing the Cayman Islands domiciled funds, Ariake Secondary Funds, and Japanese funds, to provide various opportunities of asset liquidation to investors/asset owners.
Address: Premium Office Kojimachi, 2-10-2 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 Japan
CEO: SHIRAKI, Shin
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Akebono Asset Management Ltd.
Contact: Hiraku Kawakami