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Opened in 2004, Promontory Financial Group Global Services — Japan’s Tokyo branch office served as the gateway to the firm’s expansion into Asia. It is located in one of the city’s most important financial districts, near the offices of many of Japan’s largest financial institutions, policymakers and regulators.
Promontory’s Tokyo-based team is led by Takuya Fujii, who brings more than 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, including serving as Special Advisor to the Board of UFJ Holdings and several executive positions at the Bank of Japan. Mr. Fujii was also appointed by the Prime Minister of Japan to be President and CEO of Nippon Credit Bank.
Our work for Japanese clients has included a range of projects involving:
Performing independent valuations of commercial real estate loan portfolios, including qualitative analysis based on loan files and underwriting documents in the portfolios.
Assisting a commodities futures exchange to familiarize itself with the current status of over-the-counter agricultural derivative products and the history of the treatment of such products in the US for use in connection with ongoing discussion in Japan regarding market developments.
Assisting institutional lenders headquartered in Tokyo in connection with specialized agricultural lending operations.
Assisting financial services companies in Japan with their efforts to strengthen their anti-money laundering compliance programs.