Awards & Recognition

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Publication Award Category Date
Institutional Investor All-Asia Research Team rankings
  • No.3 ranked: Technology/Hardware/Semiconductors (CW Chung & team)
  • Runners up: Technology/IT Services & Software (CW Chung, Ashwin Mehta & team)
May 2016
Asia's Top Corporate Access Providers ranking
  • Runners up: Technology / Hardware, Technology / Semiconductors
May 2016
All-India Research Team rankings
  • No.1 ranked: Autos & Auto Parts, Oil & Gas
  • No.2 ranked: Economics
  • Runners up: Financials/Banks
November 2016
All-Japan Research Team Ranking
  • No.1 overall (team-based)
  • No.1 ranked: Autos (Masataka Kunugimoto), Banks (Ken Takamiya), Electronics/Industrial (Masaya Yamasaki), Electronics/Precision Instruments (Tetsuya Wadaki), Housing & Real Estate (Daisuke Fukushima), Machinery (Katsushi Saito), Metals (Yuji Matsumoto), Software (Chikai Tanaka), Telecommunications (Daisaku Masuno), Currency & Foreign Exchange (Yunosuke Ikeda), Fixed-Income Strategy (Naka Matsuzawa)
  • No.2 ranked: Broadcasting (Yoshitaka Nagao), Chemicals (Shigeki Okazaki), Construction (Kentaro Maekawa), Internet (Yoshitaka Nagao, Junko Yamamura), REITs (Tomohiro Araki), Technical Materials (Takaomi Kono), Trading Companies (Yasuhiro Narita), Transportation (Masaharu Hirokane)
  • No.3 ranked: Beverages/Food & Tobacco (Satoshi Fujiwara), Electronics/Components (Manabu Akizuki), Insurance & Other Nonbank Financials (Wataru Otsuka), Plant Engineering & Shipbuilding (Ryo Tazaki), Equity Strategy (Hisao Matsuura)
  • Runners up: Electronics/Consumer (Yu Okazaki), Energy & Utilities (Shigeki Matsumoto), Health Care & Pharmaceuticals (Motoya Kohtani), Retailing (Masafumi Shoda), Economics (Takashi Miwa), Quantitative Research (Akihiro Murakami)
May 2017
All-Japan Sales Team Ranking
  • No.2 overall
April 2017
Japan's Top Corporate Access Provider Ranking
  • No.1 overall
May 2017
All-China Research Team rankings
  • No.1 ranked: Technology (Leping Huang)
  • No.3 ranked: Internet (Jialong Shi & team)
  • Runners up: Conglomerates (Benjamin Lo & team), Gaming, Lodging & Leisure (Richard Huang & team), Insurance (Shengbo Tang & team), Real Estate (Jeffrey Gao & team), Telecommunications (Leping Huang & team)
December 2016
All-Europe Research Team rankings
  • No.1 ranked team: Oil Services
  • Runners up: Beverages, Oil & Gas (Exploration & Production), Tobacco
February 2016
GlobalCapital GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2017
  • No.1 Coming Force in FIG Bonds
  • No.1 Best FIG Bond House for Creative and Useful Funding Ideas
  • No.1 Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Yen
  • No.1 Most Impressive Uridashi dealer for SSAs
  • No.2 Most Impressive Bank at Sourcing New Borrowers for the MTN Market, Most Impressive FIG Bond Syndicate Banker
  • No.3 Most Impressive FIG Bond House in Sterling, Most impressive SSA Bond Origination Banker
Jun 2017
Global Derivatives Awards 2017
  • Volatility Derivatives Bank of the Year
September 2017
Euromoney FX Survey 2016
  • Most improved volume by institution type - Banks
May 2016
Asiamoney Asiamoney's Brokers Poll 2017
  • Best Local Brokerage: Japan
December 2017
Risk Magazine Risk Awards
  • Risk solutions house of the year
November 2017
AsiaRisk Interdealer Rankings
  • No.3: Japan single name equity products
  • No.3: JPY interest rate products
  • No.4: Japan equity index products
  • No.5: JPY currency products
  • No.5: KRW currency products
March 2017
FinanceAsia Fixed Income Research Poll
  • No.4 overall
  • No.2 ranked: Financial Sector, Investment-Grade Credit, High-Yield
  • No.4 ranked: Fixed Income and Credit Strategy
  • No.5 ranked: Sovereign Credit
December 2016
The Asset The Asian Local Currency Bond Benchmark Review
  • Best Research Individuals in Asian Local Currency Bonds
November 2017
2017 Asian G3 bonds Benchmark Review
  • 2 analysts ranked in the top 10
September 2017
mtn-i 8th MTNi Asia-Pacific Showcase & Awards
  • Rising Star - Asia ex-Japan Dealer
November 2017
Wall Street Letter 2016 Institutional Trading Awards
  • Best Cross-Asset Trading Solution -Instinet
February 2016
Nikkei Nikkei analyst survey
  • No.2 overall
32 Industry sectors and market categories
No.1 ranked: Industrial electronics (Masaya Yamazaki), Glass / Paper & Pulp (Takaomi Kono), Steel/nonferrous metals (Yuji Matsumoto), Precision instruments/semiconductor equipment (Tetsuya Wadaki), Machinery (Katsushi Saito), Banks (Ken Takamiya), Construction (Kentaro Maekawa), Housing/real estate (Daisuke Fukushima), Telecommunications (Daisaku Masuno), Business solution (Chikai Tantaka)
No.2 ranked: Autos (Masataka Kunugimoto), Chemicals/Textiles (Shigeki Okazaki), Leisure/Amusement (Junko Yamamura), REIT (Tomohiro Araki)
No.3 ranked: Electronic parts (Manabu Akizuki), Insurance & Diversified financials (Wataru Otsuka), Trading companies (Yasuhiro Narita), Energy & Utilities (Shigeki Matsumoto), Transportation (Masaharu Hirokane), Quants analysis (Akihiro Murakami)
No.3 All equity analysts Katsushi Saito
March 2017
Fixed Income / FX Analyst and Economist
No.3 overall
No.1 ranked: FX analysts (Yunosuke Ikeda), Credit analysts (Toshihiro Uomoto)
No.3 ranked: Economists (Takashi Miwa), Bond analysts (Naka Matsuzawa)
March 2017
Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards Japan 2017
Broker Awards
No.1 Overall
Earnings Estimator
No.1 Overall Healthcare Technology Hardware (Motoya Kohtani)
[Sector]
No.1 Technology Hardware (Tetsuya Wadaki), Autos (Masataka Kunugimoto), Financial Services (Wataru Otsuka), Healthcare (Motoya Kohtani)
No.2 Industrials (Takaomi Kono), Machinery (Katsushi Saito), Metals (Yuji Matsumoto), Retail (Masafumi Shoda)
No.3 Trading Companies (Yasuhiro Narita)
Stock Pickers
[Sector]
No.3 Energy & Utilities (Shigeki Matsumoto), Real Estate (Daisuke Fukushima)
August 2017
Connecting Markets East & West