Company Profile

Company Profile

Company Name Invast Securities Co., Ltd.
President and
CEO
Takeshi Kawaji
Incorporation
Date
August 10, 1960
Head Office NBF Toranomon Building, 1-6-21,
Nishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo,
Japan 105-0003
License Financial Instruments Business Operator, Kanto Local
Financial Bureau (Kin-sho) No. 26
Business
Activities
Type I and II Financial Instruments,
and Investment Advisory & Agency
Business under Financial Instruments and
Exchange Act
Capital 5,965,086,800 yen
Employees 58 (as of March 31, 2017)
Listed Exchange JASDAQ (Securities Code:8709)
Association
Memberships
The Financial Futures Association of Japan
Japan Securities Dealers Association
Japan Investment Advisers Association
Investor Protection
Fund Membership
Japan Investor Protection Fund
Exchange
Membership
Tokyo Financial Exchange Inc.

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History

Aug, 1960 Established Maruki Securities Co., Ltd. with 50 million yen in capital
Sep, 1960 Registered as Securities Broker under the Securities and Exchange Act
Jul, 1973 Became a member of the Japan Securities Dealers Association
Jul, 1986 Became a full member of the Osaka Securities Exchange
Mar, 1996 Maruki Securities Co., Ltd. changed its corporate name to Kobe Securities Co., Ltd.
Nov, 1998 Became a member of the Japan Investor Protection Fund
Jun, 2005 Kobe Securities Co., Ltd. changed its corporate name to KOBE Securities Co., Ltd.
Mar, 2006 Listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange's Nippon New Market Hercules Index(Standard)
Apr, 2007 KOBE Securities Co., Ltd. changed its corporate name to Invast Securities Co., Ltd. Relocated headquarters from Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture to Minato Ward, Tokyo
Sep, 2007 Registered as Financial Futures Broker under the Financial Futures Trading Act
Became a member of the Tokyo Financial Exchange Inc., and joined the Financial
Futures Association of Japan
Licensed as Futures Commodity Merchant (FCM)
Became a member of the Commodity Futures Association of Japan
Became a member of the Japan Commodity Futures Industry Association
Became a member of the National Futures Protection Fund
Registered as Financial Instruments Business Operator under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act
Oct, 2007 Acquired Sanki Shoji Co. Ltd.'s online operations through corporate divesture
Feb, 2009 Secured qualifications to trade as an FCM on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange
Jul, 2009 Secured qualifications to engage in Foreign Exchange Margin Trading on the Osaka Securities Exchange
Acquired Bansei Yamamaru Securities Co., Ltd.'s foreign exchange margin trading operations through corporate divesture
Aug, 2009 Transferred conventional securities business from Invast Securities to Bansei Yamamaru Securities Co., Ltd. through corporate divesture
Dec, 2009 Acquired Bansei Yamamaru Securities Co., Ltd.'s over-the-counter foreign exchange margin trading operations through corporate divesture
Mar, 2010 Transferred futures commodities operations from Invast Securities to Dot Commodity, Inc. through corporate divesture
Oct, 2010 Transferred from Hercules Market to the JASDAQ Market via a merger between the JASDAQ Market and Osaka Securities Exchange's Hercules Market
Nov, 2010 Launched Click 365, an exchange-traded stock index margin trading service
Nov, 2011 Launched ST24, an automated FX trading service
Nov, 2012 Acquired Star Kawase Securities Co., Ltd.'s over-the-counter foreign exchange margin trading operations through absorption-type corporate split
Dec, 2012 "Acquired Star Exchange Securities Co., Ltd.'s foreign exchange margin trading operations and exchange-traded stock index margin trading through absorption-type corporate split Acquired Mita Securities Co., Ltd.'s foreign exchange margin trading operations through absorption-type corporate split"
Feb, 2013 Established Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd. in Australia
Jul, 2013 Transferred to the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (Standard) via a merger between the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange
Aug, 2013 Registered as an investment advisory/agency business
Sep, 2013 Became a member of the Japan Investment Advisers Association
Mar, 2014 Acquired CyberAgent, Inc.'s (now YJFX Inc.) foreign exchange margin trading operations through absorption-type corporate split.
Launched TriAuto FX a discretionary automated FX trading service
Apr, 2016 Launched TriAuto ETF a discretionary automated Exchange Traded Fund margin trading service
Jul, 2017 Launched Money Hatch an accumulation-type investment management service

Consolidated subsidiaries

Company Name Invast Financial Services Pty, Ltd.
Head Office Level 27, Aurora Place, 88 Phillip Street Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Incorporation Date February 15, 2013
Capital 10,100,000 AUD
Business Activities Financial services

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President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Takeshi Kawaji

Management Information Systems (BS), Babson College

1998
Joined Refco Overseas, (UK) Ltd.
2000
Joined Invast Securities Co., Ltd.
2007
Appointed Executive Managing Director
2008
Appointed Executive Vice President
2010
Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (current position)
2012
Appointed Director of Koyo Holdings Co., Ltd. (current position)
2013
Appointed Director of Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd. (current position)

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Executive Managing Director (Chief Operating Officer)

Hironobu Mikata

Political Science and Economics (BA), Waseda University

1987
Joined HOXSINBUSSAN Co., Ltd.
2005
Joined Tokyo Exchange Co., Ltd. (now Koyo Corporation)
2007
Joined Invast as Executive
2009
Appointed Director
2011
Appointed Executive Managing Director (current position)

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Director (Chief Marketing Officer)

Go Tsurumi

Economics (BA), Yokohama National University

2004
Joined Kobe Securities Co., Ltd. (now Invast Securities Co., Ltd.)
2007
Joined DaVinci Realty Co., Ltd.
2010
Joined Invast Securities Co., Ltd.
2012
Appointed Head of Marketing Department
2013
Appointed Corporate Officer
2014
Appointed Chief Marketing Officer/Director (current position)

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Director (Non-Executive)

Gavin White

Bachelor of Economics, The University of Sydney

1987
Appointed Senior FX Dealer, Westpac Institutional Bank
1990
Appointed Head of FX Trading, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
1998
Appointed Head of FX Trading, Bankers Trust Australia
1999
Appointed Head of FX Trading, Barclays Capital Services Limited-Singapore Branch
2000
Appointed Head of G10 Trading, ABN AMRO Group N.V.
2002
Appointed Principal, Vulpine Capital Management
2006
Appointed Head of Business Development, City Index
2008
Appointed Head of FX and CFD Trading Asia Pacific, MF Global
2011
Appointed Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.
2013
Appointed Chief Commercial Officer/Director, Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd.
2015
Appointed Chief Executive Officer, Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd. (current position)
2017
Appointed Director (current position)

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Director (Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee)

Satoshi Ando

Faculty of Commerce and Economics (BA), Kobe University of Commerce

1986
Joined HYOGO SOGO BANK,LTD. (Currently The Minato Bank, Ltd.)
1996
Joined Invast Securities Co., Ltd.
2003
Appointed Head of Underwriting Examination
2007
Appointed Head of Public Underwriting Department
2012
Appointed Head of Compliance Department
2017
Appointed Director (current position)

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External Director (Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee)

Keizo Tannawa

Aeronautics (BS), The University of Tokyo
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical
Engineering (MS), The University of Tokyo
Engineering (MS), Stanford University

1978
Joined Nippon Kokan K.K. (Currently JFE Holding, Inc.)
1987
Joined McKinsey & Company Tokyo Office
1997
Appointed Representative Director and President, Watson Wyatt (Currently, Towers Watson)
2007
Appointed External Director, KITO Corporation (current position)
2007
Appointed External Corporate Auditor
2010
Appointed External Audit & Supervisory Board Member, AKEBONO BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (current position)
2015
Appointed Executive External Director, Invast (current position)
2016
Appointed External Director, TSUBAKI NAKASHIMA Co., Ltd. (current position)
2017
Appointed Director, Invast Securities Co., Ltd. (current position)

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External Director (Member of the Audit and Supervisory Committee)

Makoto Ando

Graduated from Keio University

1984
Joined Sanwa Tokyo Marunouchi Auditing firm (Currently, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
1988
Joined KPMG Peat Marwick New York Office
1994
Joined Metropolitan Police Department
2002
Joined Ando Tax Accounting Office (Currently, Hibiki Tax Accountants Corporation)(Current position)
Joined Ando CPA office (current position)
2007
Appointed External Corporate Auditor
2013
Appointed External Corporate Auditor, Nippon Concrete Industries Co., Ltd. (current position)
2015
Appointed Executive External Director, Invast Securities Co.,Ltd. (current position)
2017
Appointed External corporate auditor, Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd. (Current position)

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Executive Officer (Chief Financial Officer)

Masato Futaesaku

Economics (BA), Seikei University
Finance, Marketing, Operations (MBA),
Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management)

1998
Appointed Assistant Manager, Mitsubishi Motors
2009
Experieced Commercial Leadership Program, GE Capital Japan
2011
Portfolio Manager-Structured Finance, GE Capital Japan
2015
Director-Risk Management, GE Capital Japan
2016
Joined Invast Securities Co.,Ltd as Executive Officer (Chief Financial Officer)(current position)

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Executive Officer (Chief Data Science Officer)

Junichi Kayamoto

Industrial Engineering and Management (BS),
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Systems Management (MBA), University of
Tsukuba GSSM

1998
Joined Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
2000
Joined Financial Engineering Group, Inc.
2006
Appointed Risk Manager, Shinsei Bank
2009
Risk Management Leadership Program, GE Capital Japan
2011
Appointed Decision Science Group
Leader later Model Governance
Leader later Risk Model Development
Leader at GE Capital Japan
2016
Joined Invast Securities Co.,Ltd as Executive Officer (Chief Data Science Officer)(current position)

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Executive Officer

Yuichiro Omura

Economics (BA), Kyushu University

1998
Joined Sankishoji Co., Ltd (now Koyo Corporation)
2007
Joined Invast Securities Co., Ltd.
2009
Appointed Head of General Planning Department
2011
Appointed Corporate Officer (current position)
2013
Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Invast Financial Services Pty Ltd.

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Executive Officer

Younes Hairej

Bachelor of Engineering, Nagoya University Electrical Engineering (MSC), The University of Tokyo

2007
Appointed Application Software Engineer, Sony Ericsson
2010
Appointed Vice President-Fixed Income Division, Morgan Stanley
2017
Appointed Executive Officer, Invast Securities Co., Ltd.(current position)