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Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in Japan 2014

Published: Apr, 2014 | Pages: 59 | Publisher: WealthInsight
Industry: Wealth Management | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Japan. The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2008 (the peak before the global financial crisis) and the end of 2013. This enables us to determine how well the country's HNWIs have performed through the crisis.
This report is a thorough analysis of Japan's Wealth Management and Private Banking sector, and the opportunities and challenges that it faces.
Independent market sizing of Japan HNWIs across five wealth bands HNWI volume and wealth trends from 2009 to 2013 HNWI volume and wealth forecasts to 2018 HNWI and UHNWI asset allocations across 13 asset classes Number of UHNWIs in each state and all major cities Fastest growing cities and states for UHNWIs (2009-2013) Insights into the drivers of HNWI wealth
Reason To Buy
The WealthInsight Intelligence Center Database is an unparalleled resource and the leading resource of its kind. Compiled and curated by a team of expert research specialists, the database comprises dossiers on over 60,000 HNWIs from around the world. The Intelligence Center also includes tracking of wealth and liquidity events as they happen and detailed profiles of major private banks, wealth managers and family offices in each market. With the Database as the foundation for our research and analysis, we are able obtain an unsurpassed level of granularity, insight and authority on the HNWI and wealth management universe in each of the countries and regions we cover. Report includes comprehensive forecasts to 2018.
Key Highlights
In 2013, Japanese HNWIs held 22.8% (US$2 trillion) of their wealth outside of their home country; the worldwide average is 20-30%. WealthInsight expects foreign asset holdings will increase to US$2.47 trillion by 2018, accounting for 22.3% of the total HNWI assets. In 2013, Asia-Pacific accounted for 45.9% of the foreign assets of Japanese HNWIs. It was followed by Europe with 39.2%, North America with 8.1%, Central and Southern America with 6.2%, the Middle East with 0.4% and Africa with 0.3%. Japanese HNWI allocations to North America decreased sharply compared with other regions during the review period, from 23.8% in 2009 to 8.1% in 2013. North Europe and the Asia-Pacific were considered emerging regions in terms of global investments. Over the forecast period, WealthInsight expects HNWIs to increase their level of investment in Europe to 43.9% of foreign HNWI assets by 2018, with investments increasing due to confidence in the European economy following the financial crisis.
 1 Introduction
1.1 Details of this Report
1.2 Definitions
2 Executive Summary
3 Wealth Sector Fundamentals
3.1 Political Background
3.2 Economic Background
3.3 Benchmarking Japan's Wealth in Context
3.3.1 Distribution of wealth in Japan
3.4 HNWI Volume and Wealth Trends
4 Competitive Landscape of the Wealth Sector
4.1 Competitive Landscape
4.1.1 Private banks
4.1.2 Wealth managers
4.1.3 Family offices
4.1.4 Financial advisors
4.2 Developments in the Japanese Private Banking Industry
4.3 Wealth Management and the Private Banking Industry
4.4 Japanese Wealth Management Industry - Clientele Model and Maturity
4.5 Behavioral Mapping of Wealth Management and Private Banking in Japan
5 Appendix
5.1 Additional Components of the Wealth Sector in Japan
5.1.1 Philanthropy
5.1.2 Demand for intergenerational wealth transfer
5.1.3 Human resource availability for the wealth management industry
5.2 Regulations on Taxes
5.3 Regulations Related to Immigration, Investment and Employment
5.4 Key Drivers
5.4.1 JPY to US$ exchange rate
5.4.2 Real GDP growth
5.4.3 Per capita GDP
5.4.4 Domestic market capitalization
5.4.5 Commodity index
5.4.6 Foreign direct investments (FDI) - inflows and outflows
5.4.7 Inflation rate
5.4.8 Interest rate
5.4.9 Balance of payments
5.4.10 Government debt
5.4.11 Stock market performance
5.5 Wealth Breakdowns
6 About WealthInsight
Table 1: HNWI Wealth Band and Group Definitions
Table 2: Japanese Population Volume of Key Cities (Million), 2013
Table 3: Japanese Leading Domestic Private Banks, 2013
Table 4: Japanese Leading Foreign Private Banks, 2013
Table 5: Japanese Wealth Managers, 2013
Table 6: Japanese Family Offices, 2013
Table 7: Japanese Wealth Management Industry - Recent Deal Activity, 2013
Table 8: Japanese Income Tax Bands (JPY), 2012-2013
Table 9: Japanese Exchange Rate - JPY to US$, 2009-2018
Table 10: Japanese Real GDP Growth (%), 2009-2018
Table 11: Japanese GDP Per Capita (US$), 2009-2018
Table 12: Japanese Domestic Market Capitalization (US$ Billion), 2009-2013
Table 13: Japanese Commodity Indices, 2009-2018
Table 14: Japanese Foreign Direct Investments (US$ Billion), 2009-2018
Table 15: Japanese Inflation Rate (%), 2009-2018
Table 16: Japanese Money Market Rate (%), 2009-2018
Table 17: Japanese Balance of Payments (US$ Billion), 2009-2013
Table 18: Japanese Government Debt as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2009-2018
Table 19: Japanese Stock Market Performance (Index), 2009-2013
Table 20: Japanese HNWI Wealth vs GDP Ratio (%), 2009-2018
Table 21: Japan - Appendix One
Table 22: Japan - Appendix Two 

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