hedge funds
AGS Capital, 60, 65
Asian-strategy, 65, 67
challenges of running in
Japan vs. other Asian
markets, 71-74
foreign, in Japan, 81-82
Hee-Boem, Lee, 36
Hewlett-Packard Japan, 95, 175
hidden assets, 5. See also
intangible assets
Hideyoshi, Toyotomi, 8, 200
Hiei, Mt., 8
Highbridge hedge fund, 74
Higuchi, Yasuyuki, 95, 175
Hiroshige, 1, 85
Hitachi, 31, 36, 39, 47, 49
homeless people, in Tokyo, 219
Hong Kong, 72
Horie, Takafumi, 108-109, 186
hostile takeovers, 108-109, 114,
117, 123
households
consumption stagnation,
11, 16
and demand-driven
recovery, 13
in Furukawa’s model, 10-11
need for safety net for, 19
savings rate, 11, 14
Hynix Semiconductor, 100
I
IBM, 29, 39
Icahn, Carl, 122
Igarashi, Masao, 237
Ikeda, Kikunae, 31
Ikoma Shoji, 147
Imperial Palace, Kyoto, 8
Imperial Rule Assistance
Association, 183, 186
Industrial Bank of Japan, 110
Industrial Revitalization
Corporation of Japan
(IRCJ), 94, 97, 140
ING Barings, 221
Inoue, Junnosuke, 17
institutional investors
and prime brokers, 67
and AGS Capital, 60-61, 65
and hedge fund industry, 69-
71, 82
interest in Japanese stock
price decline, 5
Institutional Shareholder
Services, 116
insurance firms, Japanese, 67
intangible assets, 20, 27-28,
168-169, 236
Intel Corp., 39
intellectual property
Cihi as marketer, 57-58, 60
Furukawa’s views, 177,
210-211
investment issues, 25-49
as invisible asset, 20, 236
issues with China, 207-211,
235-237
market valuation disparity,
29-30
role of property
developers, 152
significance of de facto
standards, 210-211
as source of financial
value, 236
International Banking
Association, 225
International Digital
Communications
(IDC), 110
International Financial
Reporting Standards
(IFRS), 29
International Monetary Fund,
183
International University of
Japan, 220
invisible assets, 20, 39-41,
43, 236
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