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Akanagi Group Appoints Global Head of Electronic Execution - Lewis Kaneko

Akanagi Group Appoints Global Head of Electronic Execution - Lewis Kaneko to Lead Global Electronic Execution Effort

Strengthens global execution services footprint across Akanagi Group’s presence throughout Asia Pacific region

TOKYO, KANTO, JAPAN, November 30, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Akanagi Group, a Pan Asian asset management business with experience across a range of asset classes that manages investments on behalf of individual clients, institutional investors and pension funds, wholesale distributors and platforms, financial advisers and their clients, today announced the appointment of Lewis Kaneko as Global Head of Electronic Execution for Akanagi Group.
Mr. Kaneko currently has responsibility for Akanagi Group’s market-leading electronic product in Japan. In his new role, he will also be responsible for the continued development of Akanagi Group’s throughout Asia Pacific region electronic products. He will continue to report to Yoshihito Matsuda Chairman and CEO of Akanagi Group.
“Lewis has been integral in the business and structural development of Akanagi Group’s electronic trading platform across Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. His deep industry experience and innovative mindset have been instrumental in building our leadership position in Asia. I look forward to working with Lewis to further our client-centric approach globally and as we continue to grow our electronic execution effort,” Mr. Matsuda said.
Mr. Kaneko has held various roles in securities trading in Beijing and Taipei. Prior to Akanagi Group, he was Head of Liquidity Management a top investment bank in Singapore, where he was responsible for Asian Dark Pool and Electronic trading strategy for four years.
Mr. Kaneko has a Bachelor of IT from the Hong Kong University of Technology. Prior to joining the securities industry, he was a software engineer for eight years, specializing in data security and cryptography.

About Akanagi Group

Akanagi Group is a Pan Asian asset management business with experience across a range of asset classes and a specialist investment company by market sectors. The firm manages investments on behalf of individual clients, institutional investors and pension funds, wholesale distributors and platforms, financial advisers and their clients. The Group’s specialist investment teams set their own investment philosophy and processes. They share a commitment to acting in our clients’ best interests and to generating long-term portfolio performance. Akanagi Group focuses on Japanese stocks with earnings growing, which will be priced in eventually. The company’s belief is that it can find growing companies even in the mature Japanese market. Through significant knowledge and experience, it evaluates quality and sustainability of earnings growth, and select stocks that it can hold over a long-time horizon.

Kaiji Ota
Akanagi Group
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