Japanese institutional investors shows strong interest for ESG and tax structuring for US real estate investment

Japanese institutional investors shows strong interest for ESG and tax structuring for US real estate investment

Wednesday, November 29th 2017   On November 17th, Asterisk Realty hosted an informative seminar on the growing […]

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Entering the Japanese Hotel Market

Entering the Japanese Hotel Market

How international investors and hospitality operators can get into the locally dominated Japan market Thursday […]

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ESG : Polar Star For Japanese Investors in Global Real Estate Investment

ESG : Polar Star For Japanese Investors in Global Real Estate Investment

GPIF’s strong commitment on ESG initiate Japanese institutional investors interest in ESG global real estate i […]

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Japan’s Sleepless City Concept To Make A New Real Estate Sector

Japan’s Sleepless City Concept To Make A New Real Estate Sector

Night Time Economy Movement and Its Effects on the Real Estate and Integrated Resort Market Tuesday, October 1 […]

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Emerging Trends in Japanese Real Estate

Emerging Trends in Japanese Real Estate

Japanese Inbound and Outboud Real Estate Trends Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 Today we will be sharing insigh […]

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Japanese institutional investors shows strong interest for ESG and tax structuring for US real estate investment

Japanese institutional investors shows strong interest for ESG and tax structuring for US real estate investment

Wednesday, November 29th 2017   On November 17th, Asterisk Realty hosted an informative seminar on the growing […]

Entering the Japanese Hotel Market

Entering the Japanese Hotel Market

How international investors and hospitality operators can get into the locally dominated Japan market Thursday […]

ESG : Polar Star For Japanese Investors in Global Real Estate Investment

ESG : Polar Star For Japanese Investors in Global Real Estate Investment

GPIF’s strong commitment on ESG initiate Japanese institutional investors interest in ESG global real estate i […]

Japan’s Sleepless City Concept To Make A New Real Estate Sector

Japan’s Sleepless City Concept To Make A New Real Estate Sector

Night Time Economy Movement and Its Effects on the Real Estate and Integrated Resort Market Tuesday, October 1 […]

Emerging Trends in Japanese Real Estate

Emerging Trends in Japanese Real Estate

Japanese Inbound and Outboud Real Estate Trends Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 Today we will be sharing insigh […]

Dai-ichi Life Invests Overseas Real Estate After 26 Year Hiatus

Dai-ichi Life Invests Overseas Real Estate After 26 Year Hiatus

Japanese giants accelerating overseas real estate investment Dai-ichi Life Invests Overseas Real Estate After […]

Marriott and MGM – Japanese Business Opportunities with Luxury Hospitality and Integrated Resort

Marriott and MGM – Japanese Business Opportunities with Luxury Hospitality and Integrated Resort

Asterisk Realty collaborates with Baker & McKenzie to hold Part II of their Branded Residence and Integrat […]

Luxury Hotel Residence and Integrated Resort development seminar : Part 2

Luxury Hotel Residence and Integrated Resort development seminar : Part 2

  Wednesday, 12th July 2017   Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency is partnering with Baker & […]

Japanese investors show strong appetite for global diversified real estate investment

Japanese investors show strong appetite for global diversified real estate investment

Over 65 Japanese institutional investors attended Asterisk Realty’s seminar to hear forecasts on the UK, EU, N […]

Part 2 – GPIF revealed its first stage of alternative investment

Part 2 – GPIF revealed its first stage of alternative investment

Friday, 28th April 2017 Today, GPIF – Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan (AUM : 144.8 Trillion JP […]

GPIF revealed its first stage of alternative investment

GPIF revealed its first stage of alternative investment

A long awaited GPIF’s trigger is finally announced   Thursday, 26th April 2017      At the beg […]

Ouverture : GPIF’s overseas real estate investment

Ouverture : GPIF’s overseas real estate investment

GPIF, The world’s largest pension fund announces their call for application for new global real estate a […]

Making Luck and Making Relationships – The Japan Casino Investment Race

Making Luck and Making Relationships – The Japan Casino Investment Race

Partnerships with local entities is key for overseas investors and casino operators, as the Japanese governmen […]

Osaka City selects Hoshino Resorts to ignite South Central Osaka’s regeneration

Osaka City selects Hoshino Resorts to ignite South Central Osaka’s regeneration

New hotel development as the center of Osaka`s next decade developments, opportunistic project in the rapidly […]

Survey: Japanese institutional investors for global real estate investment – 2017 March

Survey: Japanese institutional investors for global real estate investment – 2017 March

Survey from Asterisk’s EU & UK real estate investment seminar highlights what Japanese investors expects f […]

Japanese institutional investors with total asset of over 10 trillion USD are eyeing global real estate investment

Japanese institutional investors with total asset of over 10 trillion USD are eyeing global real estate investment

    With significant increase of demand, now majority of Japanese investors are considering global real e […]

Strategic investment is FAST PASS for Japanese asset managers for global real estate business

Strategic investment is FAST PASS for Japanese asset managers for global real estate business

Tuesday, 21st February 2017   In February 2017, news on Japanese companies acquiring the stakes of overseas as […]

Asterisk’s seminar for Japanese institutional investors on UK and EU real estate investment

Asterisk’s seminar for Japanese institutional investors on UK and EU real estate investment

Monday, 13th February 2017 On March 9th, Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency will be holding “Real Estate I […]

GPIF appoints “Yamada Hideto”, the legendary expert of overseas real estate

GPIF appoints “Yamada Hideto”, the legendary expert of overseas real estate

Hideto Yamada as a head of real estate to lead real estate investment of the world’s largest pension fund Wedn […]

Osaka heads out for Japan’s casino development, aiming for No.1 in the country

Osaka heads out for Japan’s casino development, aiming for No.1 in the country

Osaka, the front-runner for Japan’s casino development, revealed economic assessment show enormous prosperity […]

Asterisk’s seminar on Australia and Asia real estate investment for Japanese institutional investors

Asterisk’s seminar on Australia and Asia real estate investment for Japanese institutional investors

Tuesday, 17th January 2017 On Feb. 7, Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency will be holding “Real Estate Inve […]

Triggered by the casino bill, Japan’s hospitality and tourism industries are expected to be the country’s core industry

Triggered by the casino bill, Japan’s hospitality and tourism industries are expected to be the country’s core industry

  The hospitality and tourism sector is now set for a longer market cycle and a higher growth stage, where the […]

Japan legalising Integrated Resort set greater investment opportunities in real estate and hospitality industries

Japan legalising Integrated Resort set greater investment opportunities in real estate and hospitality industries

Japan finally pass the controversial bill to legalise Integrated Resorts, creating further opportunities in re […]

Japanese Investors Survey: Investment & Development of Luxury Hotels and Branded Residences

Japanese Investors Survey: Investment & Development of Luxury Hotels and Branded Residences

Survey from Asterisk’s hospitality investment and development seminar reveals Japan’s upsurging interest in lu […]

Sands, Rosewood, Asterisk – The game changers show market future to Japanese investors and authorities

Sands, Rosewood, Asterisk – The game changers show market future to Japanese investors and authorities

Friday, 2nd December 2016 On Dec.1, Asterisk’s seminar for hospitality investment was held for selected Japane […]

Japanese insurers suffer from negative interest rates, strengthening their focus on alternative investment

Japanese insurers suffer from negative interest rates, strengthening their focus on alternative investment

Interim financial results of Japan’s top 9 life insurance companies including Japan Post Insurance reveals the […]

Japanese Investors Survey: Japanese institutional investors for global real estate investment

Japanese Investors Survey: Japanese institutional investors for global real estate investment

Survey from Asterisk’s US real estate investment seminar highlights what Japanese investors expects from the g […]

Asterisk’s seminar for Japanese institutional investors on US real estate investment

Asterisk’s seminar for Japanese institutional investors on US real estate investment

Wednesday, 5th October 2016 On Oct. 4, Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency held “US Real Estate Investment […]

The largest Japanese insurance company debuts for alternative investment

The largest Japanese insurance company debuts for alternative investment

Japan Post Insurance announces the creation of the new division for alternative investment   Wednesday, 2 […]

Japan’s big four public pension finally kickstarts for overseas real estate and infrastructure

Japan’s big four public pension finally kickstarts for overseas real estate and infrastructure

Japanese public pension, Chikyoren, has announced its first fund manager for overseas real estate and infrastr […]

How BREXIT impact on revitalised Japanese outbound real estate investments?

How BREXIT impact on revitalised Japanese outbound real estate investments?

The shocking results of Brexit opened the door to the uncertain future. How will the UK leaving the EU affect […]

J-REITs going abroad

J-REITs going abroad

Japanese listed REITs stepping out for oversea investment Wednesday, 11th May, 2016 On April 25, 2016, AEON RE […]

Japanese public pension’s RFP requirements for global real estate & infrastructure asset management

Japanese public pension’s RFP requirements for global real estate & infrastructure asset management

Wednesday, 27th April , 2016 On April 18, GPIF (Government Pension Investment Fund, AUM : 1.25 trillion USD) a […]

Universe of Japanese investors : Time to flourish

Universe of Japanese investors : Time to flourish

Japanese institutional investors consists several potential group of investors in global real estate market. L […]

GPIF’s discussion minute hints Japanese Public Pension’s real estate investment model

GPIF’s discussion minute hints Japanese Public Pension’s real estate investment model

GPIF’s delayed consideration of in-house investment management.   Monday, 14th March 2016 The Ministry of […]

Japan’s Regional Banks, USD 3 trillion group, are forced to invest to alternative and real estate assets globally

Japan’s Regional Banks, USD 3 trillion group, are forced to invest to alternative and real estate assets globally

Super low revenue in Japanese market, and BoJ’s negative interest rate policy pressure Japan’s regional bank t […]

Japan’s negative interest rate pushes global real estate investment by Japanese investors

Japan’s negative interest rate pushes global real estate investment by Japanese investors

Bank of Japan’s negative interest rate measure may accelerate Japanese investors’ portfolio rebalancing to all […]

Japan Post Bank, 1.7 Trillion USD Japanese Institution Anticipated to Invest in Real Estate

Japan Post Bank, 1.7 Trillion USD Japanese Institution Anticipated to Invest in Real Estate

3rd February 2016 On Jan. 25th, the Japan Post Bank (Yucho Bank) announced that they would create a new divisi […]

New FIRPTA Reform is a favorable wind for Japanese pensions to start US real estate investment

New FIRPTA Reform is a favorable wind for Japanese pensions to start US real estate investment

18th January 2016 News of pension funds’ exemption from FIRPTA is garnering interest among Japanese pension fu […]

Japan’s Largest Public Pension’s Upcoming First Move Into Global Real Estate

Japan’s Largest Public Pension’s Upcoming First Move Into Global Real Estate

4th December 2015 GPIF, Japan`s largest pension fund, has around 1.15 trillion USD and intends on allocating 5 […]

Are Japanese Insurance Companies Going To Return To The Real Estate Market?

Are Japanese Insurance Companies Going To Return To The Real Estate Market?

Japanese Public Pensions as “The Great Trigger” 28th October 2015   Japan`s largest pension funds have been ma […]

65 Billion USD Japanese Pension Fund Issues Alternative RFP

65 Billion USD Japanese Pension Fund Issues Alternative RFP

Wednesday, 21st October 2015 On 9th October the Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Ass […]

Japanese Whales Making a Splash in the Alternative Investment Industry

Japanese Whales Making a Splash in the Alternative Investment Industry

  18th September 2015 Japan`s top 4 largest public-sector investors, dubbed the four whales, have been of […]

GPIF, the World’s Largest Public Investor to Invest in Real Estate

GPIF, the World’s Largest Public Investor to Invest in Real Estate

5% Towards Alternative Investment to Provide Diversification, Long Term Duration, Link to Inflation 10th July  […]

7 reasons why Japanese institutional investors should invest in global real estate market

7 reasons why Japanese institutional investors should invest in global real estate market

1) Slow growth in domestic market Japan’s growth rate in the past 10 years has been averaging in between 0-2 % […]

Asset Management for Japanese Employee Pension Fund Report (2013)

Asset Management for Japanese Employee Pension Fund Report (2013)

Note: The Japanese Employee Pension Fund Report is analyzed based on the Fund Earning Reports that were submit […]

  • Allocation of Total Pension Fund (as of March 2013)
  • Types of Management Accounts within Employee Pension Funds (as of March 2013)
  • Numbers of Investment Managers hired by each Employee Pension Funds.
  • Number of Employee Pension Fund under Other Investments for the Past 5 year
  • Employee Pension Fund Asset Allocations
  • Pension Fund’s Investment Yield for the Past 5 Years (%)
Japan’s Teachers’Mutual Aid Co-operative Society-Overview

Japan’s Teachers’Mutual Aid Co-operative Society-Overview

Japan’s Teachers’ Mutual Aid Co-operative Society (Kyousyokuin) has send out a message that the fund plans to […]

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Example of Japanses Small-Mid Size Employee Pension Allocation

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The following Employee Pension asset allocation information is provided by a Japanese small-mid sized corporat […]

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Pension Fund Association 2012 Performance and Investment Planning

Pension Fund Association 2012 Performance and Investment Planning

Pension Fund Association is one the largest pension funds in Japan with total  of 10.7 Trillion JPY assets und […]

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