Akiyoshi Oba is President and CEO of Tokio Marine Asset Management.
Mr Oba, one of the leading figures in the Japanese asset management industry, is a member of the ‘Council of Experts Concerning the Japanese Version of the Stewardship Code’ and is part of the team behind the ‘Ito Review’ of the ‘Competitiveness and Incentives for Sustainable Growth: Building Favorable Relationships between Companies and Investors,’ a project launched by the Japanese Ministry of Trade and Industry (METI) in 2013.
Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. (TMA) was established in December 1985. TMA provides investment advisory services for corporate pension funds and other institutional investors and corporate clients, and offers public investment trusts for individual customers. As of March 31, 2014, total assets under management (the combined balance of investment management and investment trust assets) amounted to JPY 5.8 trillion, and the company enjoys a strong reputation among numerous customers. Based on a consistent investment philosophy that derives from its proprietary and thorough research and analysis, TMA aims to fulfill its fiduciary responsibilities by offering a broad-ranging product lineup that meets diverse client needs, providing meticulous customer service and respecting compliance requirements.
Through a global structure with offices in New York, London and Singapore, TMA manages traditional equities and fixed income, as well as private equity and other alternative strategies. The company also offers unique and competitive products to deliver optimal solutions to clients with broad-ranging needs. TMA is redoubling its efforts to grow more global in scope, employ more competitive investment methods and attract leading personnel. As a result, we aim to ensure the trust of a broad client base and further enhance their satisfaction with TMA as an asset management company.
- Thursday, 10 July 2014
Akiyoshi Oba, President and CEO of Tokio Marine Asset Management, shares his views on new developments that should improve corporate governance and shareholder returns in Japan, and may in turn contribute to raising stock prices. In our view, the Japanese stock market finally turned the corner after Prime Minister Abe took office. We have witnessed some positive changes...Read more...