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Nomura operates as a global holding company that provides investment and financial services to clients in over 30 countries. It caters to the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates, and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale, and Merchant Banking. Founded on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, Nomura serves clients with inventive solutions and thought leadership.



Through a retail network spanning 128 locations, Nomura provides a diverse range of products and consulting services to its retail clients in Japan.

Asset Management

Nomura Asset Management services corporate, institutions, and governments worldwide through its two main businesses: investment trust and investment advisory.


Global Markets provides sales and trading services in bonds, equities, foreign exchange, and derivatives for institutional investors globally. Investment Banking provides underwriting, advisory, and risk solutions to corporates, financial institutions, and public sector organizations around the world.

Merchant Banking

Nomura primarily provides equity to clients as a solution for business reorganizations and revitalizations, business succession, and management buyouts.