Dutch investment firm Robeco announced its growth stategy for Japan today, aiming to reach an AUM of €5bn for Robeco Japan within the next five years.
Robeco has opened its first Asian office in Tokyo in 2005 and received its first asset manager licence for Japan last year. The firm has also been taken over by Japanese Orix Corporation in February 2013.
“I’m pleased that Robeco Japan, as its subsidiary, will now also be able to offer Robeco’s prominent investment strategies to Japanese investors. In addition, we will promote the concept of ESG integration in investments here in Japan, based on Robeco’s expertise in the field of sustainability investing” comments Kikuo Kuroiwa, president of Robeco Japan
The firm aims to target corporate and public pension funds, financial institutions such as life insurance firms, asset managers, brokers, banks and others.