JIAM (The Consortium for Japan International Asset Management Center Promotion), a not-for-profit organization, assists international asset management firms, asset management technology firms and talented financial professionals in tapping into the Japanese market. Through collaboration with Japanese government agencies (primarily the Tokyo Metropolitan Government) and industry associations, JIAM’s goal is to bolster the Japanese asset management industry and support firms and individuals associated with it.

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JIAM’s Contributions

Business Launch Support for Asset Managers

Offering a wide range of support for asset managers in starting their businesses, including establishing legal entities and acquiring appropriate licenses in a cost efficient manner, by leveraging qualified service providers.

Assistance for Asset Management-oriented Technology Firms

Promoting overseas and domestic FinTech solutions for the asset management industry, in order to find new sources of alpha and operational efficiency improvement. We collaborate with asset management and consulting firms to propose and provide solutions for international technology firms looking to operate in Japan.

Synthesizing the Voice of the Industry

Synthesizing and representing the “voice” of international asset managers and communicating with key Japanese stakeholders, including regulators through regular conferences in Japan and abroad, to foster a diversified asset management community in Japan.

JIAM's Advantages

Government Relationships

Ability to work with various stakeholders in central and local government agencies including regulators.

Senior-Level Business Relationships

Vast network of financial industry contacts including industry associations, asset owners and leading service providers.

Relevant Expertise

A team of international professionals with in-depth knowledge of the asset management industry and broad experience in incubating financial services and technology businesses.


A not-for-profit organization with no business or political party affiliation


JIAM is working actively in representation of its partners and affiliations. Take a look at some of our activities, attended events, and other initiatives to help Tokyo become one of the world's most attractive asset management environments.



  • Heiwa Real Estate

  • Japan Exchange Group

  • Japan Investment Advisers Association

  • Japan Securities Dealers Association

  • The Investment Trusts Association

  • Accenture Japan

  • Atsumi & Sakai

  • Bloomberg L.P.

  • Broadridge

  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • DT Legal Japan

  • Gordian Capital Japan



  • Morgan Stanley in Japan

  • Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

  • Nomura Research Institute

  • NTT DATA Corporation

  • Ogier

  • Preqin

  • PTS Consulting Japan

  • PwC Consulting

  • S&P Global Japan

  • State Street Trust and Banking

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

  • The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA Japan)

  • UBS Securities Japan
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