Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, Inc. is the holding company of the Tokai Tokyo Financial Group that is clustered around Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd., a securities house operating all across Japan with strong customer base in central Japan.

The company manages the group striving to enhance its value with its unique focus on regional and alliance strategies, which are considered vital to prevail in difficult economic and competitive environments. Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, Inc. engages in the trading and brokerage of securities, the underwriting and sale of securities, the subscription and distribution of securities, offering private placement and other financial instruments businesses as well as services related to the financial instruments business.

Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, Inc. aims to meet customer needs for their fund raising and investment purposes through its global networks, which link financial markets in Asia, Europe and the United States. The group consists of Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, eighteen companies in Japan, and four overseas. Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings recently acquired Toyota Financial Services Securities Corporation through a merger with Tokai Tokyo Securities Co., Ltd.


rtj_sponsor_natixisNatixis is the corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 36 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.

With more than 16,000 employees in 37 countries around the world, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into three main business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services.

A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks.

Figures as at May 6, 2015



Monex Group is one of the world’s leading online brokers and the only company that provides financial services to retail investors in three major financial centers: Monex, Inc. in Japan, TradeStation Group, Inc. in the U.S., and Monex Boom Securities Limited in Hong Kong. The group has 12 offices and over 900 employees worldwide with over half of its staffs located in the United States.

Monex Group also offers asset management services, investor education services, M&A advisory services, and FX businesses. Monex Group aspires to empower traders and investors worldwide with best of breed technology, education, service, and financial professionalism to provide access to top financial markets globally. Monex Group is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE: 8698).




rtj_sponsor_jetroThe Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO’s core focus in the 21st century has shifted toward promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.



Since its establishment in 1876, NIKKEI has continuously evolved as a media organization focusing on business and economic news. In addition to publishing five newspapers including Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the leading business daily in Japan, NIKKEI group distributes content around the globe through a variety of channels, from broadcasting and electronic media to magazines and books.

Approximately 1,300 reporters gather news day and night, based in head offices and 54 news bureaus in Japan and 35 bureaus abroad. Annual sales of NIKKEI group were ¥290 billion in 2011.