Monday, 13th February 2017

On March 9th, Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency will be holding “Real Estate Investment in UK and Europe” for Japanese institutional investors. Speakers include M&G Real Estate and Ernst & Young.

The seminar focuses particularly on UK and EU real estate, catering current trends in taxation, law, and market aspects of real estate assets for Japanese institutional investors. While the outcome of the EU referendum is creating many changes and opportunities, the current trends, forecasts, and insights shared by professionals will be the key to their investment success in UK and EU. This informative seminar is specifically tailored to Japanese investors, who are interested to diversify their portfolios. 


Date:  March 9th (Registration starts at 13:00)

Time: 13:30 – 17:00

Location: EY Japan seminar room A

Kasumigaseki Bldg. 33rd Floor,

3-2-5 Kasumigaseki

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan

Attendees: Around 50 people (capacity : 60 people)

Eligible Applicants: Pension funds, institutional investors, insurance companies, regional banks, credit unions, financial institutions, asset management companies, listed and private REIT management companies, developers, general contractors, etc.

Language: English and Japanese (with simultaneous interpreting)


Program and speakers:

Topic:       Brexit

Speaker:  Joachim Stobbs (Ernst & Young Tax Co.)

Topic:       UK Real Estate Market

Speaker:  Martin Towns (M&G Real Estate)

Topic:        Taxation for real estate investment to UK / EU

Speakers:  Marion Cane (Ernst & Young LLP)

                   Katsuko Shioya (Ernst & Young Tax Co.)

Topic:       Overview of real estate investment market in Europe (EU)

Speaker:  Christopher Andrews  (M&G Real Estate)

Topic:       Fund pricing models – differentiating between funds managed in US compared to UK or Europe

Speaker:   Christopher Andrews (M&G Real Estate)

Topic:       Legal for real estate investment to UK / EU

Speaker:  Takahiro Tsumagari (EY Law Co.)


For further details about this newsletter and our services, please contact: Yukihiko Ito (


Asterisk’s upcoming seminar for Japanese institutional investors:

Integrated resorts and real estate/hospitality development (Early 2017)

  • “Opportunities of luxury hospitality real estate with Integrated Resort”
  • “New real estate investment sectors created by Integrated Resort”


About Asterisk Realty & Placement Agency

Asterisk is a private fund placement agency for global alternative in Japan. Through our unique and extensive network of Japanese investors, we support global fund managers in accessing Japanese and Asian institutional investors (pensions, financial institutions, real estate developers, other business companies, etc.)

We provide access and strategies for overseas fund managers to bridge the gap between them and Japanese investors. 

Asterisk Inc.,

3-29 Kioicho Gluckheim Suite 2003 , Chiyoda-ku , Tokyo , Japan

Telephone: 03-3263-9909

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