NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global AgInvesting Asia will open the door to connecting with some of the largest pension funds in the world and provide access to the most powerful players in the Japanese investing sector as it brings its premier event to Tokyo this year, 13-15 September at the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba.
"Across Japan there is a growing interest in investing in agriculture but no clear pathway between the institutional capital waiting to be allocated and this market," said Greg Mellinger, CEO of HighQuest Group, the host of the event. "This event brings the two together, creating a significant opportunity to engage in these prestigious connections and move forward in the traditional asset allocation cycle."
Influential executives from across Asia and the U.S., particularly those who have attended this event in Singapore for the last five years, will be in Tokyo as well. Representatives from a prestigious list of companies worldwide are set to attend Global AgInvesting Asia. They include:
Headquartered in N. America/EU/Australia:
Headquartered in Asia:
Key speakers include Rajesh Behal, CIO of Global Agribusiness at International Finance Corporation (IFC), Martin Lemoine, unit head of food and agribusiness investment for the Asian Development Bank, and Ben King, managing principal at Pacific Gold Agriculture.
Nearly 200 will gather for discussions and presentations that highlight opportunities to invest in agricultural private equity and infrastructure in North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and India. Active global investors will evaluate responsible investment strategies in timber, animal protein production, and new agriculture technologies.
Global AgInvesting (GAI), a brand of HighQuest Group, is the world's most well-attended agricultural investment seminar series and leading resource for events, research and insight into the global agricultural sector. Learn more at www.highquestgroup.com.
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SOURCE Global AgInvesting