Lunch Event: The Automotive Sector in an Era of Change and the Future of Mobility in Europe and Japan

27.04.2018 | 12:00
- 14:00
BNP Paribas Tokyo, 42F Seminar Room


Emi Mitsumura
Member Services
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Mr. Takaki Nakanishi
Analyst and CEO, Nakanishi Research Institute, Co., Ltd.

Mr. Ulrich Forch
Managing Director, Global Banking EMEA - Strategic Clients, BNP Paribas

Date: April 27, 2018 (Fr.), 12:00-14:00 (discussions from 12:30)
Venue: BNP Paribas Tokyo, 42F Seminar Room
        17F Reception: here you will receive your access card!
Member Fee: 3,000 Yen (Lunch included)
Payment: You will receive an invoice by post
Registration deadline: April 20, 2018 (Fr.) 17:00
>> first come, first served basis!


About the event:

The automotive industry across the world is facing a number of challenges, new players and important decisions that will shape the future of the industry as well as the future of mobility. This discussion will look at that direction Japanese and German carmakers and related industry are taking and the implications for the future.

Takaki Nakanishi has covered the auto industry uninterrupted since 1994 through his career including at Merril Lynch where he was Head of Asia Pacific Auto Research until 2013. Mr. Nakanishi ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor All-Japan Research Team Rankings for the auto sector for six years running from 2003 to 2009, and was also 1st in the Nikkei Veritas Analyst Rankings over the same period. He again ranked 1st in both the Institutional Investor All-Japan Research Team Rankings and the Nikkei Veritas Analyst Rankings in 2013, this time as a sell-side analyst.

Ulrich Forch is Managing Director and Senior Banker with global responsibility for the bank’s Top German Automotive clients. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Ulrich Forch worked at Barclays in the Investment Bank Division where he acted as Managing Director for the German advisory business, covering clients in the General Industry & Automotive Sector. Over the last 20 years, Ulrich Forch originated and executed transactions with a volume of more than EUR 200bn and has established trusted relationships to key decision makers on executive board and treasury level in Germany.


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Note 2: Cancellations after the registration deadline and no-shows will be charged in full.