History

Tokio Marine Asset Management group History:

Thanks to the support and cooperation from all our clients since founded in 1985, Tokio Marine Asset Management has grown to become one of the leading Japan and Asia based investment managers, offering a comprehensive range of products. We aim to expand its presence in the global investment industry through our regional offices in Tokyo, New York, Singapore and London.

1985

Established as Tokio Marine MC Asset Management Co. Ltd (present Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.) launched by Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, the oldest non-life insurance company in Japan with a history dating back to 1879

1987

Registered as an investment advisory firm and acquired license to provide discretionary investment management services

1990

Opened Tokio Marine Asset Management (London) Limited ("TMAM London"), its asset management subsidiary in London

1991

Commenced management of pension fund assets

1992

Offered the Japanese GARP strategy providing investors with access to Japanese equities via the Growth at a Reasonable Price style

1997

Opened Tokio Marine Asset Management International Pte. Ltd. ("TMAM International"), its asset management subsidiary in Singapore

1998

Changed its name to Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. ("TMAM")

1999

Japanese pension assets managed by TMAM reached ¥1 trillion

2000

Opened Tokio Marine Asset Management (USA), Ltd. its asset management subsidiary in New York

2001

Launched its first Long/Short Hedge Fund Strategy, whilst TMAM International launched the Far East Equity Fund, offering Japanese investors exposure to the emerging Asian universe

2003

Formed Tokio Marine Rogge Asset Management Ltd., a joint venture with Rogge Global Partners Plc, to provide Japanese investors access to international fixed income strategies

2004-07

Continued launching a number of strategies including themed Japanese equity portfolios such as Focus strategy and Asia ex-Japan long/short strategy

2008

TMAM London acquired its marketing license from the Financial Services Authority, UK.

2008

Acquired stake in Governance for Owners Japan KK

2011

TMAM London was granted Variation of Part IV Permission by the Financial Services Authority, UK, to Manage investments and Deal in investments as agent

2016

Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. acquired all shares of TMAM that were previously owned by Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (100% of the outstanding shares) on 1 April 2016

Merged with Tokyo Marine Property Investment Management, Inc. on 1 Oct 2016, and now offers real estate investment services