Central Banking Series: Japan Session 4 : Wisdom for Investment by Institutional Investors

VIDEO November 13, 2017
  • Bill Stone, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Strategist, PNC Asset Management
  • Kozo Koide, Chief Economist, Asset Management One
  • Shigeki Kimura, Former Managing Executive Officer & Global Head of Industry Finance Group of Japan Bank of International Cooperation
  • Hidemi Moue, President & CEO, Japan Industrial Partners, Inc
  • Mikihide Katsumata, President & COO, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Inc
  • Moderator : Kozo Koide, Chief Economist, Asset Management One

Speaker / Author

Bill Stone

Chief Investment Officer, Avalon Advisors, LLC

William “Bill” Stone serves as Chief Investment Officer at Avalon Advisors, LLC, a large Texas-based independent investment advisor offering investment management and financial advice for individuals, families and institutions. Prior to joining Avalon, Bill spent 18 years with PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., most recently as Global Chief Investment Strategist for PNC Asset Management where he was member of its Investment Policy Committee with responsibility for oversight of over $140 billion in client assets. He was responsible for providing asset allocation recommendations to serve high net worth, family office and institutional clients along with managing all model portfolios as Chairman of ... Read More

Kozo Koide

Asset Management One Co.  Ltd

Kozo Koide is the Chief Economist at Asset Management One Co.  Ltd.,  which  is  the largest Japanese asset management company with about 52 trillion yen (approximately 505 billion US$) assets under its management in October 2016. Asset Management One was established by four-party consolidation in Mizuho Financial Group in October 2016. He joined DIAM Co., Ltd. (formerly DL-IBJ Asset Management) in October 2000. Mr. Koide provides the economic view for investment strategies, formulates investment ideas and universe for investment trusts for DIAM.  He serves as  the exclusive member from an  asset management business of the Regular Interview Meeting by the ... Read More

Shigeki Kimura

President & CEO, Stimulus Inc.

Mr. Kimura had been the Managing Executive Officer and Global Head of Industry Finance Group of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) since June 2013 until June 2017. Under his leadership, JBIC’s Industry Finance Group provided a record-breaking \ 5 trillion ($ 45 billion) in financing from FY 2013 to FY 2016 for more than 870 overseas business projects by Japanese companies. During that period, he closed unprecedented deals for the Bank which include M&A Financing for Japanese companies’ cross-border M&As, project financing, equity financing, private equity investments, and financing for Japanese SMEs’ overseas investments. Mr. Kimura resigned from JBIC at the ... Read More

Hidemi Moue

Chief Executive Officer, Japan Industrial Partners, Inc.

Hidemi Moue has been the Chief Executive Officer of Japan Industrial Partners, Inc., since its inception in 2002. Japan Industrial Partners is a private equity firm based in Tokyo, focusing in corporate carve out investments. The firm has invested in businesses carved out from major Japanese companies such as NEC, Mitsubishi Electric, Yamaha, Nippon Steel, and SONY. Prior to establishing Japan Industrial Partners, he had 3 years of experience in venture capital management and over 20 years of experience in corporate finance at The Industrial Bank of Japan. He received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of ... Read More

Mikihide Katsumata

President and COO, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan

(Professional Career)

  • 1983 | Joined Mizuho Corporate Bank, formerly known as The Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited
  • 1999 | Joined Merrill Lynch Japan Securities/Global Principal Investments, Director
  • 2002 | Founded Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd./Partner & Chief Financial Officer
  • 2007 | Founded New Frontier Capital Management Co., Ltd./Chief Executive Officer
  • 2010 | President & Chief Executive Officer at Mobile Internet Capital, Inc.
  • 2015 (April) | Senior Executive Managing Director at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
  • 2015 (July) | President and COO/CIO at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
(Academic Career)
  • 1983 | BA in International Affairs at University of Tokyo, College of ... Read More