To Be a Good Company

Who We Are

We are on our client’s side

Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. (TMAM) provides investment advisory services for corporate pension funds and other institutional investors and corporate clients, and offers public investment trusts for individual customers.

Corporate Profile

  • 57 billion USD
    Assets under management As at June 30, 2016
  • 1985 founded
    TMAM was established in December 1985
  • 4 sites around the world
    Global structure with offices in Tokyo, New York, London and Singapore

Leadership

Since our establishment in 1985, Tokio Marine Asset Management has strived to provide excellence in investment management services for our clients, and it is under this commitment that we will continue to develop and expand our business as part of the Tokio Marine Group.

We will continue to provide an exceptional client service that goes above and beyond expectations by remaining focused on the three pillars of our management mission.

  • Fiduciary - Strong fiduciary standards
  • Quality - Constantly improving quality
  • Innovation - Market-leading products

This is the “TMAM Quality” that we deliver, and will continue to deliver, to maintain the strong relationship of trust we have with our clients and take us to the next stage of our growth as an asset management firm.

Board of Directors

  • Akiyoshi Oba
    Chairman

    Career
    • After joining Yasuda Trust & Banking (currently Mizuho Trust & Banking), appointed to positions such as General Manager of Asset Management Department, Chief Investment Officer, and Managing Director.
    • Appointed President & CEO of Mizuho Pension Research Institute Ltd.
    • Appointed President & CEO of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.
    • Currently serving as Chairman.
  • Masashi Oba
    President & CEO

    Career
    • Joined Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. in 1978.
    • Spent four years at the United States Branch Office of Tokio Marine between 2002 and 2006.
    • Held successive positions within the group, including General Manager and Executive Officer of Corporate Accounting Department, Managing Director of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., and Senior Managing Director of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc.
    • Appointed Executive Vice President of Tokio Marine Holdings in 2015 and became a Member of the Board.
    • Currently serving as President & CEO of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Yuichiro Kominami
    Managing Director

    Career
    • After joining Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (currently Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.), held successive positions in the Investment Department.
    • Appointed Representative Director & President of Millea Real-Estate-Risk Management,Inc.
    • Appointed Director of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.
    • Currently serving as Managing Director.
  • Charles J. Yang
    Managing Director

    Career
    • Charles J. Yang started his career with J.P. Morgan Investment Management in New York as a quantitative analyst. After serving as Chief Investment Officer for major European and Japanese asset management firms, he joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. in 2016.
    • Mr. Yang was a member of the Board of Governors for CFA Institute from 2009 to 2015. He served as Chair from 2013 to 2014, the first Asian Chair in the history of CFA Institute.

    Qualifications: CFA

Non-executive Directors

  • Hirokazu Fujita
  • Yoichi Moriwaki
  • Kazumasa Morishima
  • Tamon Watanabe
  • Masafumi Hikima

Executives

  • Tatsuro Yuzawa
    Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

    Career
    • Held successive positions in fixed income and equity investment for a Japanese bank and global asset management companies.
    • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. as Head of Quantitative Research & Investment.
    • Served as Executive Officer and Deputy CIO.
    • Currently Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

    Qualifications: CFA, CMA, CIIA

  • Yukio Moriya
    Executive Officer and Head of International Business Development Division

    Career
    • Held successive positions in client relationship and marketing at Japanese and foreign asset management firms.
    • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served in positions such as General Manager of Client Relationship and Marketing Department for public pension clients and General Manager of Product Planning Department.
    • Served as Executive Officer and Head of Institutional Business Division.
    • Currently Executive Officer and Head of International Business Development Division.

    Qualifications: CMA, CIIA

  • Ryoichi Tsunemi
    Executive Officer and Head of Administration Division

    Career
    • Held successive positions in charge of credit review for loan originations for a Japanese commercial bank and Japanese equity investment, research and investment risk management for its investment management subsidiary.
    • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served as Head of Investment Risk Management.
    • Currently Executive Officer and Head of Administration Division.

    Qualifications: CMA

  • Ryuichi Hokao
    Executive Officer and Head of Investment Trust Business Division

    Career
    • After joining Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (currently Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.), held successive positions in the Investment Department.
    • Appointed Head of Corporate Strategy Department.
    • Currently serving as Executive Officer and Head of Investment Trust Business.

    Qualifications: CMA, CIIA, CFP

  • Chiaki Furuya
    Executive Officer and Head of Institutional Business Division

    Career
    • Held successive positions in institutional business for Japanese insurance and asset management companies.
    • Currently Executive Officer and Head of Institutional Business Division.

History

TMAM - Providing a high quality service that exceeds client expectations

Awards

TMAM places great importance on the quality of our offering, and the level of service provided collectively and individually to our clients. Therefore, we are proud when the quality of the work that we do is recognised by others.

    • Rating & Investment Information Inc. (R&I) 2016
    TMAM’s Focus Strategy was awarded the R&I Fund Award in the Defined Benefit Pension/ Japanese Growth Equity Fund category
    • Rating & Investment Information Inc. (R&I) 2015
    • Rating & Investment Information Inc. (R&I) 2016
    TMAM’s GARP Strategy was awarded the R&I Fund Award in the Defined Benefit Pension/ Japanese Growth Equity Fund category
    • LIPPER FUND AWARDS 2014 JAPAN
    • LIPPER FUND AWARDS 2015 JAPAN
    • LIPPER FUND AWARDS 2016 JAPAN
    TMAM was awarded the Lipper Fund Award for Best Group Over 3 Years Overall
    • AsianInvestor 2009 & 2010
    Tokio Marine Investment Management International Pte. Ltd. won the AsianInvestor Investment Performance Award in the Asia ex Japan Equities category
    • CAMRADATA Asset View Award 2016
    TMAM’s Focus Strategy won the CAMRADATA Asset View Award in the Japanese Equity - All Cap category
    • CAMRADATA Asset View Award 2015
    TMAM’s GARP Strategy was the runner-up for the Asset View Award in the Japanese Equity - All Cap (YEN) category
    • Mercer MPA Awards 2016
    TMAM’s Focus Strategy was awarded the Mercer MPA (Japan) Award 2016 in the Japan Equity Large-cap category
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