About Astoria Consulting Group LLC :
Astoria Consulting organizes educational conferences for
the financial investors and pension investors in Tokyo since
2001. The flagship event which is organized by us is called
Astoria Private Equity Investment Forum. It is organized
twice in a year―every spring and fall. Furthermore, Astoria
organizes small scale roundtable meeting for the
institutional investor community and/or pension investors in
between the main events. (Please visit EVENTS page.)
-About the management
About the management :
Hal Morimoto, Managing Director, Founder
Hal is the Managing Director and a founder of the company. He currently works out of Tokyo and New York.
He has founded Astoria Consulting Group, LLC in 2000 to promote and raise awareness of best practices in private equity investment in Japan
Hal produces and organizes Astoria Private Equity Investment Forum, a bi-annual educational forum on private equity investment for the institutional investor community of Japan. In 2003, he helped organize Limited Partners Work Group (LPWG) for institutional investors in Japan.
Hal also lectures on entrepreneurship and business strategy development classes at SBI University since 2008. Prior to this, he had lectured for Kenichi Ohmae's Attackers Business School. He was appointed Tokyo Coordinator for Program on Alternative Investments at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business by Columbia Business School in 2003 to 2007.
Hal has authored three books: "Using PowerPoint / Microsoft Word － Writing a Simple and Effective Business Plan and Acquiring Presentation Skills in 3 Hours" (Asuka Press, 2003); "Kenichi Ohmae's Attackers Business School Part V" (co-authored with Kenichi Ohmae; President Press, 2003); "Successful Corporate Venturing" (JMAR Press, 2005); "Corporate Venture Success Seminar" (Goma Books, 2006). Hal was involved with a research project on "Current State of Private Equity Fund Investment By Institutional Investors In Japan" which was commission by The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in 2004.
The primary mission of the Astoria PE Investment Forum (APEF) is to raise awareness of best practices in private equity investment in Japan, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the flow of risk capital from institutional investors to innovative businesses through the use of private equity funds.
|Business Name:||Astoria Consulting Group, LLC (North America)|
|Address:||25-30 31st Avenue, Suite 6J, Astoria, NY 11106, USA|
|Contact:||Hal Morimoto, Managing Director, Founder|
|Primary Business:||Planning and Organization of business conference, research, research planning, business consultation|
|Affiliated Company:||Astoria Consulting, Inc. (Japan)|
Affiliated Company Information:
|Business Name:||Astoria Consulting, Inc. (Tokyo, Japan)|
Otemachi First Square, EAST 4F, 1-5-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan
|Contact:||Hal Morimoto, CEO|
|Primary Business:||Organizing and managing confererences, research, research planning, business consultation|