COMPANY PROFILE

We are an asset management consultancy for private and corporate investors, with over 2,000 advisory clients. Our focus is on consulting services, and we have established a network of offices in Japan and overseas to offer our clients a choice of more than 100 products and solutions. We have all the necessary permits and business licenses required. We have also built up a network of distributors, supplying many products to professional financial advisers, life insurance consultants and real estate companies, reaching over 200,000 households.

Company Name Crea Life Partners Inc.
Company Address 3F, Shinjuku Center Bldg., 1-25-1,
Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 163-0603 JAPAN
TEL +81 03-6279-0812
Year Establised July 2012
Representative President and CEO Shotaro Kudo
Number of Employees 16 (regular employees)
Licenses and
license numbers

Director-General of Kanto Local Finance Bureau Financial Instruments Intermediary Service Providers No. 789

Antique Coin & Art Dealer License: No. 304361806462

Real estate registration number: Governor of Tokyo (1) No. 106001

Alcoholic beverage sales business license: New Law 9195

Financial Instruments Business Operator Rakuten Securities, Inc.
Life Insurance Company Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd.
Non-Life Insurance Company Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd

OUR PROJECTS

Financial Adviser Services

We enter into annual advisory contracts with our clients to deal with market fluctuations, financial analysis and risk analysis. This consultancy service is focused on the regular maintenance of asset allocations. The majority of our clients sign up for these advisory contracts and look to establish long-term relationships with us.

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Whisky Cask Investment Business

We sell ownership of casks of whisky, especially Scotch, to customers in Japan and other wealthy people in the rest of Asia. We also run our own media company, Dear WHISKY, which covers whisky topics from around the world. If you are interested in media partnerships or supplying casks as a supplier, please contact us.

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Antique Coin Business

We sell coins from all over the world, from ancient to contemporary, to customers in Japan and other wealthy people in the rest of Asia. We also buy from residents of Japan who wish to sell their coins to us. We work with strong partners in Japan authenticate and actively procure coins, so please contact us if you are interested in treading coins.

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Personal Storage Business

We process marine containers and railway transport containers and operate shops under our own
storage brand. Our main area of operation is in the Kanto region of Japan, where we meet the needs of consumers for storage and motorbike garages.
If you are interested in partnering with us for the supply and processing of containers or any other storage business, please contact us.

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Co-Creation-Team Business

We supply the products and services we own through sales agents such as life insurance consultants, financial advisers, estate agents, tax advisers and lawyers. This distribution network gives us a reach of more than 200,000 end-consumer households

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Asset Management and Investment Business
(own investment)

We form teams of employees to consider and implement investments, new business development and social contributions using our own funds. As we can invest in products that are not offered to individual investor, we actively gather information about investments as a company.

Writing and Providing Information on
Asset Building and Investment

We have published six books, written for the web, and have been featured in magazines and newspapers. Our main focus is to provide information on investment to residents of Japan. read more>

Joint Development Projects for Investment Products

We work with a range of startups to develop investment products.
We have also invested in start-ups in the UK, US and Japan.

MEMBERS

Throughout their careers, our members have had a lot of experience in working
with foreign companies.

President and Representative Director

Shotaro Kudo

Engaged in B2B relationship management at Nippon Life Insurance. Main clients are educational institutions and foreign financial institutions (securities, banks, and investment advisors).​ Worked with client management departments to establish corporate pension plans ( Defined-Contribution, Defined-Benefit, and Hybrid) and provide investment education to employees.​ Worked with client sales departments and executives in relationship management of B2B interactions. Established CLP in 2012. ​ CLP mainly serves individual investors​ as an investment consulting firm that handles a wide range of products that go beyond the barriers of business licenses.​ Connections with many foreign companies in Europe and Asia, regardless of region.​​ ​

Career

2006 Joined Nippon Life Insurance Company​
2012 Founded Crea Life Partners, Inc.​
2013 Founded CLP international Ltd.​

Engaged in B2B relationship management at Nippon Life Insurance. Main clients are educational institutions and foreign financial institutions (securities, banks, and investment advisors).​ Worked with client management departments to establish corporate pension plans ( Defined-Contribution, Defined-Benefit, and Hybrid) and provide investment education to employees.​ Worked with client sales departments and executives in relationship management of B2B interactions. Established CLP in 2012. ​ CLP mainly serves individual investors​ as an investment consulting firm that handles a wide range of products that go beyond the barriers of business licenses.​ Connections with many foreign companies in Europe and Asia, regardless of region.​​ ​

Career

2006 Joined Nippon Life Insurance Company​
2012 Founded Crea Life Partners, Inc.​
2013 Founded CLP international Ltd.​

General Manager, Group Strategy Office

​Toshiki Takahashi​

From 1990, served as Chief Dealer of US Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives at the Bank of Tokyo, New York for about 8 years.​
After returning to Japan, engaged in the development of new interest rate and foreign exchange products and new types of derivatives (commodities, weather, etc.).​
Participated as a key member in various projects at all levels of the bank, including the transition of the investment banking division to a global structure, the integration of affiliated securities companies, and the transition to accounting standards (SEC standards and IFRS).​ ​

Career

1982 Joined Bank of Tokyo (now Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ)​
2011 Mitsubishi UFJ Factor engaged in factoring business​
2018 SBI Securities, engaged in preparation for establishing overseas offices​
2020 Joined Crea Life Partners​

From 1990, served as Chief Dealer of US Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives at the Bank of Tokyo, New York for about 8 years.​
After returning to Japan, engaged in the development of new interest rate and foreign exchange products and new types of derivatives (commodities, weather, etc.).​
Participated as a key member in various projects at all levels of the bank, including the transition of the investment banking division to a global structure, the integration of affiliated securities companies, and the transition to accounting standards (SEC standards and IFRS).​ ​

Career

1982 Joined Bank of Tokyo (now Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ)​
2011 Mitsubishi UFJ Factor engaged in factoring business​
2018 SBI Securities, engaged in preparation for establishing overseas offices​
2020 Joined Crea Life Partners​

Advisor, Overseas Investment Business​​

Kazuhiko Sugawara

Engaged in research on investment products for hedge funds and high net worth individuals, and consulting on the expansion of foreign financial institutions into Japan. In addition, mainly advises corporate owners and high-net-worth individuals on asset management. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, successfully responded to various market changes, including the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and gained the support of many clients.​​

Career

2006 Joined AMI Inc.,​
Investment advisory business: Director-General of Kanto Local Finance Bureau Financial Instruments (Kinsho) No. 2609​
2011 Appointed Representative Director of AMI Inc.​
2018 Joined Crea Life Partners, Inc.​​

Crea Life Partners interpreter and translator for the Whisky Cask Investment Business​

Career

2006 Joined AMI Inc.,​
Investment advisory business : Director-General of Kanto Local Finance Bureau Financial Instruments (Kinsho) No. 2609​
2011 Appointed Representative Director of AMI Inc.​
2018 Joined Crea Life Partners, Inc.​​

Interpreter/Translator​

TAKESHI

Crea Life Partners Interpreter and translator for the Whisky Cask Investment Business​

Crea Life Partners Interpreter and translator for Whisky Cask Investment Business​

Antique Coin Business​ Purchasing Manager​

Takuya Maekita​

Editorial Director of Coin Library Principal.​
Provides coin information to Japanese investors and collectors of world coins.​

Editorial Director of Coin Library Principal.​
Provides coin information to Japanese investors and collectors of world coins.​

Social Media Marketing for Whisky Cask Investment​ Business

Leo Toyama

Responsible for social media marketing for the Whisky Cask Investment business, mainly on Twitter. Responsible for a wide range of tasks in the social media area, including planning and management of distribution content, campaign support and backup operations.​

Responsible for social media marketing for the Whisky Cask Investment business, mainly on Twitter. Responsible for a wide range of tasks in the social media area, including planning and management of distribution content, campaign support and backup operations.​

Coordination of the Cask Team for the Whisky Cask Investment Business​​

Ryuji Onogawa

Responsible for the overall operations of the Whisky Cask Investment business and managing the Cask Team. Responsible for task management, attendance, infrastructure work, content creation, etc., with a focus on management and an overall understanding of the project.​

Responsible for the overall operations of the Whisky Cask Investment business and managing the Cask Team. Responsible for task management, attendance, infrastructure work, content creation, etc., with a focus on management and an overall understanding of the project.​

Social Media Marketing for Whisky Cask Investment Business​​​

Kiho Kamizono

Responsible for the key role of social media management for the Whisky Cask Investment business. Mainly in charge of researching and distributing information on the whisky market in Japan and abroad, using Twitter and Instagram, as well as planning and managing campaigns, creating content, and communicating with users on these social networking services.​

Responsible for the key role of social media management for the Whisky Cask Investment business. Mainly in charge of researching and distributing information on the whisky market in Japan and abroad, using Twitter and Instagram, as well as planning and managing campaigns, creating content, and communicating with users on these social networking services.​

Overall Marketing for Whisky Cask Investment Business​​

Tatsuya Takada

Focused on overall marketing design and PR design for the Whisky Cask Investment business. Analyzes user behavior, and considers different approaches for each level of need from the customer journey map.

Focused on overall marketing design and PR design for the Whisky Cask Investment business. Analyzes user behavior, and considers different approaches for each level of need from the customer journey map.​

Back Office Operations for Whisky Cask Investment Business​​​

Karin Konno​

Responsible for supporting the Whisky Cask Investment business in its overall backup operations, focusing on cooperation with suppliers, preparation of distillery materials and research of overseas whisky markets.​​​

Responsible for supporting the Whisky Cask Investment business in its overall backup operations, focusing on cooperation with suppliers, preparation of distillery materials and research of overseas whisky markets.​

Back Office Operations for Whisky Cask Investment Business​​​

Akiko Ka​

Responsible mainly for preparing quantity plans for the Whisky Cask Investment business and supporting the management of business expenses, including the preparation of materials for internal analysis.​
Utilizing Japanese, English, and Chinese, provides meeting support both domestically and internationally.​ ​​​

Responsible mainly for preparing quantity plans for the Whisky Cask Investment business and supporting the management of business expenses, including the preparation of materials for internal analysis.​
Utilizing Japanese, English, and Chinese, provides meeting support both domestically and internationally.​

Back Office Operations for Whisky Cask Investment Business​​​

Hitoshi Kamijo

Responsible for information gathering, customer contact, distillery materials, and various internal support for the Whisky Cask Investment business.​
Works closely with the marketing team to provide back-up services for the entire business.​​​

Responsible for information gathering, customer contact, distillery materials, and various internal support for the Whisky Cask Investment business.​
Works closely with the marketing team to provide back-up services for the entire business.

CUSTOMER INFORMATION

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