is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Nomura Holdings, Inc.
(NHI), which forms part of the Nomura Group
. It plays a central role in the securities
business, the Group's core business. Nomura is a financial services group and global investment bank. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs about 26,000 staff worldwide. It operates through five business divisions: retail (in Japan), global markets, investment banking, merchant banking, and asset management. Boasting the largest shares in all business divisions within the Japanese market and uncompelled as the top leading securities firm in Japan, the company is nicknamed "Gulliver".
Established December 25, 1925 in Osaka
, it is the oldest brokerage firm in Japan
. It is named after its founder Tokushichi Nomura II
, a wealthy Japanese
Nomura Securities operates in Asia. In the USA it is known as Nomura Securities International and in EMEA it is Nomura International plc.
Nomura provides a range of services through the capital markets
including equities and fixed income trading, brokerage, underwriting, offering, secondary offering and private placement of securities. The investment banking arm provides corporate and leveraged financing.
Nomura previously made most of its profits in the Japanese retail banking market, but has expanded its international investment banking capabilities. Instinet Incorporated was acquired in February... Read More