30, October 2015:In his role, Mr. Hideki will advise on important client opportunities across sectors and industry groups. He will report to Toago Saichiki and Yukawa Teppei, co-heads of Investment Services in Asia.
Mr. Hideki spent 27 years at a top investment bank in corporate finance advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and strategic financing. After retiring from the bank he studied art history at Columbia University and sat on the boards of several companies controlled by an alternative asset manager. Mr. Hideki currently sits on the boards of directors of two publicly owned companies.
“Robert brings to the firm a vast array of deep relationships from working with large multi-national companies across various industries over the past three decades,” said Toago Saichiki head on Investment Services in Asia for Yamamoto Asset Management. “He will be extremely valuable to our investment Services as our clients continue to look for strategic opportunities across products and regions.”
“Our clients in Asia will be particularly well served by Mr. Robert experience. Given the demanding nature of our clients in the competitive markets throughout Asia they will be able to better manage their cash flows and level of counterparty risk thanks to the real time visibility of their trade transactions,” continued Mr. Saichiki.
Mr. Hideki received his B.A. from Tokyo Business University and his MBA from the University of New York.
Yamamoto Asset Management (yamamoto-asset-managment.com) is a leading alternative investment manager, based in Tokyo. The Firm manages investments in financial markets, liquid alternatives and specialized long-only solutions and has an Asian team of over 100 professionals with 25 nationalities. Yamamoto Asset Management has invested in outstanding investment opportunities on behalf of its global investor base of individual investors, pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, endowments and foundations. The firm provides alternative investment solutions to institutional investors through a broad range of fund of funds programs. With a state-of-the-art infrastructure to rely on, the investment teams can seek to deliver investment solutions and efficient and risk-managed services.