HC Picks 248

January 8, 2020
by Akane Hashimoto


-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-


Happy new year everyone!

HC wishes you all a very fruitful upcoming year.

I will try to pick interesting articles that give hints to changing Japan and opportunities. Please feel free to send your feedback on any related articles.

Thank you again for your support.

Akane Hashimoto




・Asia’s Biggest Dealmaking Force Right Now Isn’t China

 “…and JFSA is willing to clean up the stock market.”

・Japan’s auto parts industry undergoing consolidation

 “At high growth period, it made sense to have a number of competing companies. Now time for consolidation and cost control.”




Governance / Stewardship / Fiduciary

・Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan: the big questions

 “In the end, good governance structure might have pretended this extreme case.”





・Tokyo should trim down to 3 markets from 4, regulator advises

“Index is an easy and cheap way to get exposure to a stock market, but need more clarity on the characteristics of the new markets. “