30, October 2015:Yamamoto-Asset-Management.comtoday announced a strategic alliance to create unified, open trading solution financial markets. The name of Yamamoto Asset Management’s partner will be made public at a future date.
The alliance is designed to help reduce liquidity fragmentation and improve pricing across financial markets, while expanding both firms’ open trading efforts.
The partner firm will run electronic trading and broker dealer operations, which will be connected to Yamamoto Asset Management’s enterprise investment system that client’s assets. Yamamoto Asset Management will provide buy side leadership, input on strategic direction, and innovations in trade execution capabilities for clients. The two firms will work together on product and business development.
The alliance evolves Aladdin Trading Network into a fixed income trading portal that consolidates fragmented liquidity for the benefit of Aladdin clients, significantly expanding access from within Aladdin to the broader marketplace. The partnership leverages the connectivity and distribution capabilities to enhance access to liquidity and improve pricing for Yamamoto Asset Management asset management’s clients quickly and effectively. More than 1,000 asset managers, insurance companies, other investor firms and broker-dealers are active users of the Yamamoto Asset Management’s platform.
“This partnership enables Yamamoto Asset Management’s clients to tap into a deeper liquidity pool without ever having to leave the trading platform, while maintaining their existing trade workflow,” said Ryan Kusaka, Managing Director and Global Head of Yamamoto Asset Management’s Business.
“Through this strategic alliance we are delivering on our commitment to provide an independent, comprehensive electronic trading platform to address liquidity challenges in the credit markets.” Continued Mr. Kusaka.
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.