About Us

Our Story

For more than 15 years, coverage of investor events has been standard practice in North American and European markets as an essential method of corporate disclosure. The story for Asia listed corporates, however, is different.

Recognizing this discrepancy, SCRIPTS Asia was formed in 2017 with ambitions to become the premier provider of investor event coverage throughout the Asia Pacific. In partnership with the Nikkei Group, our mission is to bolster corporate disclosure and transparency for our Asian corporate partners, while also providing the opportunity for listed companies to showcase their most important financial updates to existing and prospective shareholders.

Together as a team, we are proud to become the first service provider to gain permission to attend domestic investor events such as earnings meetings, analyst briefings and shareholder meetings. From these events, we produce comprehensive English and local language transcripts, in addition to a database of event statistics – all within a time frame of 24 hours.

Leadership

Erik Abbott

Chief Executive Officer

Erik has spent most of his life working and living in Asia, following his first visit to Japan in the mid-1980s.  Prior to founding SCRIPTS Asia, Erik was the Regional Director of Japan & Korea Markets...

Erik has spent most of his life working and living in Asia, following his first visit to Japan in the mid-1980s.  Prior to founding SCRIPTS Asia, Erik was the Regional Director of Japan & Korea Markets at FactSet Research Systems for more than a decade.  Erik has also developed relationships with many of the largest vendors and exchanges in the Asia Pacific region, including the Nikkei Group, with whom SCRIPTS Asia is partnered.

Erik attended Middlebury College in Vermont, where he earned a B.A in Japanese Language and International Politics & Economics.  Erik also studied at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, and is fluent in Japanese.

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Dan Rose

Chief Technology Officer

Dan’s 30-year career has focused on collaborating with business leaders to develop solutions that leveraging technology and scale.   Having worked across various industries from Manufacturing and Healthcare to his 20+ years specifically in Financial data services...

Dan’s 30-year career has focused on collaborating with business leaders to develop solutions that leveraging technology and scale.   Having worked across various industries from Manufacturing and Healthcare to his 20+ years specifically in Financial data services helps to guide the SCRIPTS Asia technology and product roadmap.   Prior to joining SCRIPTS Asia, Dan was Global Head of Sales Engineering at FactSet Research Systems, working with their largest client to design and integration of FactSet’s technical solutions.  

Dan attended Bentley University in the Boston area with a curriculum focused on Computer Science, Finance and Economics and graduating with a degree in Computer Information Systems.   Postgraduate work at Northeastern University focused on telecommunications and network design.

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Ayano Tsunoda

Global Head of Sales

Ayano brings on board strong institutional client expertise with a proven track record on Wall Street in institutional Japanese equity sales. She has 15+ years of experience across banks such as Nomura, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and...

Ayano brings on board strong institutional client expertise with a proven track record on Wall Street in institutional Japanese equity sales. She has 15+ years of experience across banks such as Nomura, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and UBS.

A Japanese native, Ayano is based in New York and graduated from Keio University with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and George Washington University with a Master of Arts majoring in International Affairs.

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Junichi Hongo

Managing Director. Head of Global Corporate Partners

Junichi Hongo brings on 20 years of experience in Corporate Access and IR Advisory in New York and Tokyo, his latest role being the Head of Corporate Access at UBS Securities in Tokyo. Junichi is based in...

Junichi Hongo brings on 20 years of experience in Corporate Access and IR Advisory in New York and Tokyo, his latest role being the Head of Corporate Access at UBS Securities in Tokyo.

Junichi is based in Tokyo and graduated from Hosei University with a Bachelor of Economics and American University (Washington D.C.) with a Master of Financial Economics.

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Michelle Tang

Global Head of Marketing

Michelle has over 10 years of experience across Sales and Marketing Roles at various financial institutions, fintech and consumer startups. She commenced her career as an investment analyst at Macquarie Bank in Sydney before transitioning to...

Michelle has over 10 years of experience across Sales and Marketing Roles at various financial institutions, fintech and consumer startups. She commenced her career as an investment analyst at Macquarie Bank in Sydney before transitioning to a Sales and Marketing role at State Street in Hong Kong. She brings on board her experience in spearheading growth for scaling fast-growing startups.

She graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Laws and Commerce degree and has attained her CFA Level I.

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Office Locations

SCRIPTS Asia Branches