About Us

Founded in 2014, Conray is an independent advisory firm specializing in investment and asset management of alternative asset classes in Japan.  Conray’s strength lies in originating uniquely attractive investment opportunities with differentiated solutions. Conray’s investment approach is to respond dynamically to strategic investment opportunities that present attractive returns on equity, while sufficiently structuring out the inherent risks in a transaction to ensure capital preservation.

Our Business

Conray pursues investment opportunities in the following alternative asset classes in Japan and provides bespoke investment management services to serve as a fiduciary to a diverse set of institutional and private investors.

Renewable Energy
Renewable Energy
Conray has originated over 200MW of renewable energy projects, primarily PV power plants, with total asset value exceeding $1 billion in Japan. Conray's management team has extensive transaction experience in principal investments, project finance, capital raising and asset management in the Japanese renewable energy sector.
Real Estate
Real Estate
Conray's team has a collective track record exceeding $15 billion in investment and debt origination of Japanese commercial real estate transactions. They also have significant experience in distressed credit and corporate investments in the commercial real estate sector.
Tactical Opportunities
Tactical Opportunities
Without the constraints of sector, industry, or asset class restrictions, Conray seeks to invest in unique companies and projects in Japan that fall outside of the scope of traditional investment strategies that can deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Jisoo Chun

CEO & Founder

Mr. Chun founded Conray in September 2014.  Conray initially focused on making early-stage venture investments into clean energy innovation companies.  Conray built an investment portfolio of 6 companies that specialized in clean energy innovation, such as large-scale battery systems, electric vehicle wireless charging, power harvesting, and LED modules. Since 2016, Mr. Chun shifted the direction of Conray to focus on renewable energy investment advisory in Japan, where he leveraged his background in clean energy, real estate, project finance and investment management.  Since 2017, Conray has originated over 200 MW of renewable energy projects for Conray’s capital partners.

Prior to founding Conray, Mr. Chun worked in the real estate investment and finance sectors in senior positions at investment management firms and investment banks, including Deutsche Bank, Shinsei Bank, and Bear Stearns.  He has originated and structured over $8 billion in real estate debt products, including senior loans, junior loans, and CMBS and has managed over $2 billion of commercial real estate and real estate-backed NPLs  in Japan.  Mr. Chun earned a B.A. in economics from Duke University.  Born and raised in Japan, Mr. Chun is fluent in English, Japanese and Korean.

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Conray Inc.

Ark Hills South Tower 16F
1-4-5 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 106-0032