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Tokio Marine opens London office under 'Alex' Takayama


Tokio Marine Asset Management, a Japanese and Asian equities specialist and one of the largest discretionary investment firms in Japan, has opened a London office. It will be headed by Yuichi "Alex" Takayama, who was recently appointed chief executive officer of the London operation having joined from Mizuho Trust & Banking.

Yuichi Takayama

Takayama spent two years as a senior analyst in European equity at Mizuho Trust & Banking's London Office, where he was responsible for research into the telecommunication, technology, machinery, media and energy sectors and helped the bank to manage the international equities portfolio.