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Japan is an archipelago made up of over 6,800 islands, and as such, maritime vessels form a lifeline for its commerce & trade. It also unequivocally forms the core of logistics infrastructure in the globalised world.
Ship building is capital intensive and so has become inextricably connected to finance. The shipping industry is supported by many financial institutions and investors.
To people outside the shipping industry, the interconnectedness of shipping supply chains and the integral role it plays in our lives may not be so discernible, but it has firmly established itself as a truly global asset in a globalised world.
AMC was forged from our cumulative experience and shipping finance expertise to service the multitude of stakeholders in the shipping value chain through various financing solutions. However, we do so with the intention of attracting newcomers to the industry and broadening their horizons. This is why we started our business.
We welcome you to join us on our maritime adventure, in contributing to the shipping industry, connecting ships and financing, and in offering investment opportunities to financial institutions and investors.
We offer turnkey structured lease solutions, including arrangement of Japanese Operating Lease with Call Option (JOLCO). This includes the negotiation of terms and conditions with all stakeholders.
We source transactions fit for purpose, arrange suitable ownership structures, and advise on financing structures.
As a form of financing for shipping companies, we offer warehousing solutions taking over ownership and management of the vessel when facilitating structured lease transactions.
|Company name||AMC Co., Ltd|
|Establishment date||June 11, 2018|
|Founder and representative||Terutake Miyawaki|
|Business activities||Structured lease arrangement and advisory|
|Main bank||Resona Bank, Limited.|
|Address||2-2-3 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
|How to find us||4 minute walk from Tokyo station on the JR and Tokyo Metro Marunouchi line
1 minute walk from Nijubashi station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line
Terutake started his career at The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank (currently Mizuho Bank), in corporate sales at Tsukiji branch. Following a move to the Industrial Research Department at The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank and Corporate Research Department at Mizuho Corporate Bank, where he undertook shipping industry and operator corporate credit analysis, Terutake was based in the Head Office Corporate Banking Division in 2003, and was engaged in shipping finance for major Japanese shipping companies and regional shipowners as a relationship manager. He was transferred to Mizuho Securities in order to integrate the shipping finance and investment banking functions in 2008 and engaged in structured finance advisory and arrangement including JOLCOs. From 2017, as a shipping sector coverage banker, he was responsible for investment banking products such as equity financing and M&A. In 2018 he founded AMC. Terutake has been involved in the shipping industry and its financing for most of his working life, and has cultivated a broad network of relationships with many ship financiers.
He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo, and is a Certified Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan, and a 1st grade Certified Skilled Professional of Financial Planning. CFP®.
Tetsu joined The Sanwa Bank (currently MUFG Bank) in 1995, and practiced in the corporate finance and business turnaround departments, covering both mid to large cap transactions. Following Sanwa, he joined an e-venture, where he instituted new management methods and established a corporate alliance with a major newspaper company. After working for a consulting firm, he joined The Sumitomo Trust and Banking (Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank), and arranged M&A and project finance transactions for the Transport Sector from Tokyo, and subsequently managed the corporate finance department covering Japanese and Non-Japanese companies in London. On his return to Tokyo, he was based in the credit department where he was responsible for approving asset finance and project finance transactions, as well as formulating credit policy. He then joined a listed real estate company in Tokyo, as head of corporate planning and strategy, where he arranged a number of M&A transactions including Take Over Bids, and also closed several rounds of fund raising through public offerings and bond issuances. He joined AMC in 2021. Tetsu is a Nagoya University graduate, and completed ACPs (Project Management and IBOM) at the University of California Irvine.
Masahiro started at Hiroshima Bank in 1995, selling banking products into SMEs. He was then seconded to a Japanese shipping fund in 2008, where he participated in shipping finance and fund management. Following his secondment, he undertook shipping industry analysis, business support and corporate finance for shipping companies. From 2012 onwards, he participated in corporate financing and the banking of small to large Japanese shipowners at the Imabari, Tokyo, and Kobe branches. Masahiro joined AMC in 2019 and is a graduate of Kwansei Gakuin University with a 1st grade Certified Skilled Professional of Financial Planning certificate.
Motoya joined Mizuho Securities in 2010, starting in sales at the Yokohama branch and moved to investment banking in 2012, covering structured finance products such as aircraft/ship financing, manufacturing equipment lease and securitization in both Tokyo and Singapore. He then worked at Fast Retailing in 2018, responsible for all treasury matters such as GCM, long term CF planning and lease finance. Motoya joined AMC in 2021 and is a graduate of Doshisha University.
Prior to joining AMC, Ian built the leverage financed desk with a geographical focus on APAC at his previous employer, including a dedicated leveraged loan fund covering Australia through a subsidiary asset manager. He also has experience in commodities and corporate finance in both EMEA and APAC having worked out of both London and Tokyo. He has a BSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.