TOKYO, August 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Allspring Global Investments (Allspring), a leading independent asset manager with over 476 billion US dollars of assets under management*, announces today the creation of Allspring Global Investments (Japan) Limited as well as the opening of a new office in Tokyo and the appointment of Akira Hosoda as Japan Representative and Head of Country.

Akira Hosoda will lead this new office, bringing with him decades of experience in the investment industry since 1983. He joins Nissay Asset Management where he served as Executive Director of Management responsible for product development and introduction investment capacity abroad for Japan. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Nippon Life America, which he originally joined as senior vice president.

Allspring has decided to open its first local office to further improve the service and support offered to local partners and their customers in this important market. This new office will benefit from the continued support of US-based staff led by Ludger Peters, Satomi Matsumoto and Chihiro Sekothus using global resources to better meet the needs of a growing clientele.

Commenting on the nomination, Andy Sowerby Chief of international distribution said,
Japan is an extremely important market for Allspring where we have developed many strong business relationships over the years. The opening of our new office, as well as the appointment of Akira Hosoda, further demonstrates our commitment to supporting and serving our customers in the region. We are delighted to welcome Akira Hosoda to Allspring because he brings with him a wealth of industry experience and expertise that will add great value to our customers and our business.”

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*Dated June 30, 2022AUM includes US$93 billion of Galliard Capital Management, an investment adviser which is not part of the Allspring / GIPS company trading name.

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