Partners Group Expands Asian Presence

Sep 4 2007 | 11:48am ET

Swiss alternative asset managers the Partners Group has opened its new Tokyo office, headed by Junichiro Kawamura, a senior vice president. Kawamura will be responsible for the firm’s business development activities, investment origination and client relationships in Japan.

Prior to joining Partners Group, Kawamura held various assignments within the Mizuho Group and established an alternative investment business for Mizuho Trust & Banking.

 “The expansion of our presence in the Asia-Pacific region reflects the growth of this market,” Christoph Rubeli, head Asia/Mid-East, said. “The Tokyo office ensures we are well positioned to take advantage of the investment possibilities as well as the increased appetite for the alternative asset class displayed by Japanese investors. The access to this market will be further reinforced through our cooperation with strategic distribution partners, such as Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management as announced in July.”

Partners Group manages some 22 billion Swiss francs (US$18.2 billion) in private equity, private debt, private real estate, listed alternative strategies, hedge funds and alternative beta strategies.


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