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eVestment Expands In Japan

Data and analytics firm eVestment, announced the hire of Hiroyuki Sendi as vice president of sales in Tokyo, Japan. His appointment marks an expansion of eVestment’s operations in Japan that will also include the addition of two more eVestment employees in sales-support roles. Those positions will be filled within the next three months.

“Japan is an important growth market for eVestment and we’re excited about the opportunities having Hiroyuki and his team in place in Japan will open up for our company,” said Hans Jiang, eVestment’s Head of Asia-Pacific region based in Hong Kong.

Senda joins eVestment with a wealth of experience in the investment business.

Most recently he served as a vice president with Amundi Asset Management in Tokyo. During his career with Amundi, Senda held a variety of sales, product and business development leadership positions with the company and its subsidiaries. His experience in the investment business also includes positions with Prudential Equity Group, Himawari Holdings and Fukuho Bank.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Tsukuba.

eVestment is recognized globally as a leader in the institutional investment business, serving investors, investment consultants, asset managers and others in the business with unique and powerful solutions. eVestment’s data and solutions allow investment professionals to assess and monitor investment opportunities, managers and products; better understand their market positions and opportunities to grow; and to more effectively track local and global institutional investment trends.

This expansion in Japan comes as eVestment has launched a variety of global initiatives that will also benefit Japan-based clients, including:

  • To meet rising demand from investors, investment consultants and hedge fund managers for sharing information about digital assets investment opportunities and comparing them to other investment options, eVestment has launched a digital assets universe on its industry-leading hedge fund database; and
  • eVestment has launched a global “client success” effort aimed at executing proactive and reactive efforts to understand what success means to each eVestment client and then deliver solutions tailored to address each client’s specific business challenges.

“eVestment has had strong growth in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region already and interest from global audiences in the Japanese investment market continues to grow, so this is a very exciting time to join eVestment and help the firm become more successful in Japan,” said Senda. “I’m looking forward to growing the team in Japan and working with investment professionals here to help them better understand and utilize eVestment’s tools.”

For institutional investment professionals and media covering the industry, eVestment offers a wide variety of free information that can help them understand global investment trends. eVestment regularly releases a variety of reports, case studies and white papers covering asset classes like traditional long-only investment strategies, hedge funds, private equity and more which offer both local-market and global insights and perspective. Those reports can be downloaded free at www.evestment.com/research.