AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum Japan 2023

The premier private equity & venture forum in Japan

The Conrad, Tokyo and online

27 Jun

LP viewpoint: Staying committed through the cycle

Institutional investors globally have been forced to contend with a shift from buoyant markets and the risk of under-allocation to private equity to volatility and the reality of over-allocation. The Japanese experience – as far as international portfolios are concerned – has been exacerbated by currency depreciation. Recent entrants to the alternatives space may consider pulling back, but wiser heads counsel maintaining exposure across cycles. A panel of experienced LPs offer insights into strategy and manager selection.

  • Which geographies are most likely to generate alpha?
  • How are LPs approaching currency hedging?
  • Are GPs being disciplined enough on portfolio valuations?
  • What are the expectations for distributions in 2023?
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Tatsuya Kubo Managing Director HARBOURVEST PARTNERS (JAPAN) LIMITED Bio
    Noriko Hayashi Managing Director, Head of Private Equity ORIX LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION Bio
    Masashige Ueno Sr. Chief Manager, Private Asset Office, Fund Research & Development Division MITSUBISHI UFJ TRUST AND BANKING CORPORATION Bio
    Noboru Nishida Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer DENSO PENSION FUND