On July 11, 2023, Aizawa Asset Management Co., Ltd organized its annual investors meeting for its secondary strategy funds, Ariake Secondary Fund I LP and Ariake Secondary Fund II LP, and Ariake Secondary Fund III LP.
Considering locations of those investors outside Japan, we invited our limited partners to online meeting to update our investment activities throughout a year 2022, upon completion of audit of financial reporting, and held an in-person event to invite more than 30 institutional investors in Japan.
Starting with a keynote speech titled “PE Secondary market, from past, now and future” by our CEO, Shin Shiraki to illustrate recent PE secondary market, we organised two panel discussions to discuss on necessity of secondary strategy in Japan;
one is among local active managers of both buy-out funds and venture capital funds: Messrs. Eisuke Shigemura, Managing Partner of T Capital Partners, Shinzo Nakano, CEO of Itochu Technology Ventures and Tomotaka Goji, CEO of University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners.
And the other is among industry veterans from local institutional investors: Mss. Tomoko Hayashi, Managing Director of Orix Life Insurance, Yuko Oda, Lead Professional, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, and Yuka Hata, Managing Director of Japan Investment Corporation.
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