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In-depth experience and knowledge of the Japanese market.

Craig Pearce

Craig Pearce

Managing Director

Nikota Capital was established by Craig who has over two decades experience in real estate investment in Asia Pacific, across all major assets classes and deal formats. Craig commenced his career with Japan’s largest private developer, Mori Building, and moved on to work in the real estate investment platforms of two major investment banks, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, based in Tokyo and later Hong Kong. He spent a decade of his career investing in and managing real estate assets on behalf of institutional investors in Japan.

Craig holds an AMDP in Real Estate from Harvard University, and graduated from Griffith University in Australia with a Bachelor of International Business and Bachelor of Asian Studies.

Hiromichi Nishihara

Hiromichi Nishihara

Executive Director

Hiromichi has over 15 years’ experience in private and institutional real estate investment and asset management. He worked for the real estate investment platforms of Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, and more recently oversaw the real estate investment program for a private family office. These roles were all based in Tokyo, investing across all major asset classes and markets in Japan.

Hiromichi graduated from Keio University in Japan with a Bachelor of Business and Commerce.