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Chairman & CEO Takeshi Shinoda

Chairman & CEOTakeshi Shinoda

  • April 2007 – Present
  • Graduated with a degree in Economics from Keio University in 1985. Takeshi began his career in financial accounting at Komatsu Ltd, a leading Japanese manufacturing corporation. Driven by the opportunity to gain international experience Takeshi joined Nikko Securities, working at their Tokyo Headquarters. Two years after joining the firm, he transferred to the New York office where he worked for the next seven years as a Forex Dealer and Corporate Treasurer. When Japan’s “bubble economy” burst, Japanese financial firms began withdrawing from overseas business but Takeshi continued to be motivated to gain experience in various international financial firms. This led him to roles at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, where he was Director and Head of Equity Finance for Asia; ING Barings, where he was Director and Head of Equity Finance for Asia Pacific; and BNP Paribas, where he was Managing Director and Head of Japanese Equities and Equity Derivatives. In 2007, he founded Aristagora Advisors and has since served as CEO. He is also President & CEO of T&R Holdings. In 2017 Takeshi was included in the Japan Times 100 Next-Era Leaders in Asia. In collaboration with a Swiss Private Bank, he also authored “The Lies and Truths about Private Banks” (published in 2017).

Managing Director Tetsuo Miyake

Managing DirectorTetsuo Miyake

  • April 2007 – Present
  • Bachelor’s in Corporate Finance from Rikkyo University, Tokyo (1985)
  • Worked in Sales, Trading, and Planning Division at Nikko Securities and Nikko Securities, New York
  • Head of Credit Trading at Nikko Salomon Smith Barney Securities
  • Head of Trading at Tokai International Securities (currently Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities)
  • Certified Financial Planner of the Japan Association for Financial Planners

Managing DirectorTetsuo Shioda

Managing Director Noriyuki Yamanouchi

Managing DirectorNoriyuki Yamanouchi

  • March 2020 – Present
  • Graduated from UCLA in 2006 and joined Japanese company Hikari Tsushin where he became the youngest director and played a key role in various initial M&A transactions. Thereafter served as director for several listed companies such as Crayfish, LSI Japan, EMCOM Capital and OPTROM and led numerous M&A transactions.

Auditor Shinji Takigami

AuditorShinji Takigami

  • March 2020 – Present
  • Graduated from South West London College in the UK in 1979 and began his career at Tozai Boeki Kaisha, Ltd. Worked in M&A at Nikko Securities, General Consulting, MDS, Conet Co., Ltd., amongst others. Served as Director for Conet Co., Ltd and Head of the President’s Office at CMIC Co., Ltd., where he was responsible for M&A business.
  • Currently works as Japanese representative for Dai Design Co., Ltd (USA) and holds the full time-position of auditor for Medinet Co., Ltd.

Staff

Sales Team

Head of Sales Division Noriyuki Yamanouchi

Head of Sales DivisionNoriyuki Yamanouchi

Lawrence Holdron

Sales TeamLawrence Holdron

Tomoki Mizuno

Sales TeamTomoki Mizuno

Executive AdvisorMikio Takai

Corporate Finance Team

Noriyuki Yamanouchi

Head of Corporate Finance DivisionNoriyuki Yamanouchi

Yuing Zhang

Corporate Finance TeamYuing Zhang

Jun Matsushita

Executive AdvisorJun Matsushita

Executive AdvisorTakao Shinozaki

Executive AdvisorGoro Suzuki

Asset Management Team

Lawrence Holdron

Asset Management TeamLawrence Holdron

Chizue Yamane

Asset Management TeamChizue Yamane

Operation Team

Tetsuo Miyake

Head of Administration DivisionTetsuo Miyake

Hiroshi Takayama

Operation TeamHiroshi Takayama

Chihiro Aida

Operation TeamChihiro Aida

Management Team

Takeshi Shinoda

CEOTakeshi Shinoda

Miho Iwakura

Management TeamMiho Iwakura

Sumiko Okamura

Management TeamSumiko Okamura

Senior Advisor

Toshio Yokoyama

Senior AdvisorToshio Yokoyama

Tetsuo Yamazaki

Senior AdvisorTetsuo Yamazaki

Senior AdvisorKotaro Yamazawa