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Steve Cohen Sees Growth Opportunities for Point72 in Japan

April 2023

Steve Cohen at baseball stadium in Japan

On a recent trip to Japan, our founder and CEO Steve Cohen spoke to Nikkei about Point72’s growth plans in Tokyo. 


“[Japan] is one of the biggest developed markets in the world, with lots of innovation and great companies,” Steve told the paper. “It’s a place where we would like to develop talent and create the next generation of investors.”  


The article also highlights our investment analyst training program—Point72 Academy—and the similarities that Steve sees in talent development between investment professionals and baseball players.  

Read the full article here

During his visit to the region, Steve also hosted our Asia-based analysts for a Q&A lunch in our Tokyo office; attended a World Baseball Classic game with Point72’s Head of Japan Toby Bartlett and former Mets manager Bobby Valentine; and joined Asia Long/Short PMs and leadership for a weekend off-site in Kyoto.  

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