Team

Management of Alternative Investment Capital Limited is actively involved in direct communication with investors and clients. In addition, Alternative Investment Capital Limited has a team of relationship management professionals dedicated to providing attentive communication with Limited Partners and clients.

Reijiro Samura, President and CEO, CIO

-President and CEO at AIC since April, 2017.
-Experience in PE and hedge fund investments at Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation, direct investments and secondary fund investments as Managing Partner at Ant Capital Partners, private fund investments including private equity/debt/infrastructure, hedge fund and project finance as Director at Mizuho Global Alternative Investments.
-Chairperson of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Makoto Sano, Executive Vice President

-Joined AIC in April, 2018.
-Experience in sales and trading at SMBC Nikko Securities and Daiwa SMBC. Other experience includes investment banking at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. 
-Executive Vice President and Head of Back Section at AIC.

Motohiro Kokubu, Senior Managing Director

-Joined AIC in July, 2015.
-Experience in financial and strategic investments in private equity transactions and utilities industry. Other experience includes project and corporate finance, corporate planning and administration.
-Assistant to the President and in charge of business development as well as investment planning and management. 

Shinji Nozu, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer

-Joined AIC in February, 2009.
-Experience at banking, consulting and internal audit at financial institutions and a consulting firm.
-Managing Director in charge of Investment Section. Chairperson of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Mina Kimijima, Managing Director

-Joined AIC in August, 2008.
-Over 15 years of experience in general and personnel affairs, Private Equity fund administration and 9 years in compliance and internal audit.
-Compliance Officer and Head of Compliance at AIC. A member of Investment committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Kazuhiro Tanase, Chief Risk Officer

-Joined AIC in April, 2021
-Experience in derivatives portfolio management, trading, and risk control at banks and an investment bank.
-Asset management business for institutional investors.

–In charge of risk control at AIC.

Mari Okonogi, Managing Director

-Joined AIC in January, 2008.
-Over 10 years of experience in accounting, tax practice and administration of FoFs and managed accounts of Private Equity Fund.
-Managing Director in charge of Middle Section. A member of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Sunao Furukawa, Managing Director

-Joined AIC in April, 2020.
-Experience in security administration, credit analysis, fixed income including structured finance and leveraged finance, international business at Daido Life Insurance Co.  
-In charge of investment activities at AIC.

Yuichi Nakahama, Principal

-Joined AIC in May, 2018.
-Experience in structured finance and M&A advisory in investment banking.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in the US and European markets and secondary investments in LP interests of private equity funds at AIC.

Yoshitaka Nishizawa, Principal

-Joined AIC in January, 2010.
-Over 10 years of experience in accounting/tax consulting related to Collective Investment Scheme and SPV administration in audit firm. 
-In charge of investments mainly in credit and infrastructure funds at AIC.

Shun Yoshida, Principal

-Joined AIC in March, 2017.
-Experience in Private Equity fund investment and equity research on electronic components and health care team in financial institution.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in Japan and Asian markets at AIC.

Takahiro Kawanishi, Principal

-Joined AIC in September, 2020.
-Experience in Private Equity direct and fund investments and M&A advisory at financial institutions.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in US/European and Japanese markets and of business development at AIC.

Kiyoshi Shibano, Principal

-Joined AIC in January, 2019.
-Experience in lending and financial product sales at a bank, and structured finance, legal & business planning at a finance company.
-In charge of investment planning and management at AIC.

Yusuke Hisamatsu, Principal

-Joined AIC in December, 2017.
-Experience in equity research and securities administration at a financial institution and in consulting on financial institutions at a consulting firm.
-In charge of investments mainly in credit and infrastructure funds at AIC.

Keita Kuroshima, Principal

-Joined AIC in January, 2019.
-Experience in corporate lending, private equity fund investment and capitalization strategy at a financial institution.
-In charge of investments mainly in Japanese and Asian funds at AIC.

Hiroaki Ando, Principal

-Joined AIC in September, 2021.
-Experience in Trading companies & PE funds coverage banker in investment banking division and placement agent for alternative products in financial institutions.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in US/European markets and secondary investments in LP interests of private equity funds at AIC.

Arisa Akimoto, Principal

-Joined AIC in September, 2021.
-Experience in investments and sales of private equity funds at a trading company and financial institutions.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in US/European markets and of business development at AIC.

Hiroya Masaki, Principal

-Joined AIC in October, 2021.
-Experience in Private Equity fund investment, securities administration, disclosure and portfolio management in financial institutions.
-In charge of investments in funds mainly in Japan markets at AIC.

Kenta Maeda, Senior Associate

-Joined AIC in November, 2016.
-Experience in developing potential clients and advisory service for their asset management, inheritance, and real estate at a securities firm.
-Responsible for activities supporting the sourcing, analysis and monitoring of energy and credit funds.