Frank Packard, President

Frank has over 33 years’ experience in the financial markets, 30 of which have been in Asia. Based either in Tokyo or in Hong Kong, he has worked in investment banking and fund raising. During the last 12 years in Japan he has been marketing hedge funds and private equity funds and structuring direct investments into private companies and real estate.


Prior to setting up this firm Frank was Head of Alternative Investments for North Asia at HSBC responsible for fund marketing in Japan and Korea. During the 1990s, he led award winning investment banking teams in Japan and Hong Kong for Bankers Trust and Bank of America that handled financings across the Asia-Pacific region. In the 1980s Frank worked for Drexel Burnham Lambert in Tokyo.


Frank is an American citizen, born and raised in Tokyo, and a permanent resident of Japan. He was educated primarily in the USA, is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and holds a BA from Princeton University.