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Awards & Rankings

  • #1 most improved FIG house - Global Capital
  • The world's pre-eminent provider of FX research, #1 in the Americas for four consecutive years, #2 in Asia and Japan, #3 in Europe - Institutional Investor
  • Innovation of the Year - Insurance Risk Magazine
  • Second most improved counterparty in emerging market trading, sales and research - Eleonora Survey
  • Best Investment Bank in Asia-Pacific, Best Investment Bank in Japan - Global Finance
  • Best Investment Bank, Best ECM & DCM House, Best Equities Trading House, Best FI House - FinanceAsia Japan Achievement Awards
Global Markets Investment Banking Asset Management Others
Publication Award Category Date
Institutional Investor All-Asia Research Team rankings
  • No.3 ranked: Technology/Hardware/Semiconductors
  • Runners up: Technology/IT Services & Software
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.2 overall
  • No.1 ranked: Autos, Banks, Electronics/Industrial, Housing & Real Estate, Machinery, Telecommunications
  • No.2 ranked: Broadcasting/Internet, Chemicals, Electronics/Precision Instruments, Metals, REITs, Trading Companies
  • No.3 ranked: Construction, Electronics/Components, Software/Business, Technical Materials
  • Runners up: Energy & Utilities, Insurance & Other Nonbank Financials, Plant Engineering & Shipbuilding, Transportation, Quantitative Research
April 2016
All-Japan Sales Team Ranking
  • No.1 overall
April 2016
Japan's Top Corporate Access Provider Ranking
  • No.1 overall
April 2016
All-China Research Team rankings
  • No.1 ranked: Technology
  • No.3 ranked: Internet
  • Runners up: Conglomerates, Gaming, Lodging & Leisure, Insurance, Real Estate, Telecommunications
December 2016
All-Europe Research Team rankings
  • No.1 ranked team: Oil Services
  • Runners up: Beverages, Oil & Gas (Exploration & Production), Tobacco
February 2016
All-Europe Fixed Income Research Team rankings
  • No.3 ranked team: Quantitative Analysis
March 2015
All-America Fixed Income Research Survey
  • No.1 ranked: Currency/Foreign Exchange
August 2015
GlobalCapital GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2016
  • No.1 Most Impressive FIG House in Yen
  • No.1 Most Impressive SSA House in Yen
  • No.2 Most Impressive Uridashi Dealer for SSAs
  • No.3 Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Yen
May 2016
Global Derivatives Awards 2015 Research and Strategy House of the Year September 2015
Euromoney FX Survey 2016
  • Most improved volume by institution type - Banks
May 2016
Risk Magazine Risk Buy-Side Awards
  • Institutional investment product of the year (Nomura Alternative Investment Management)
December 2016
Bank Rankings
  • No.1 in JPY Rates Products
October 2015
AsiaRisk Interdealer Rankings
  • No.1: Japan credit products
  • No.2: Overall credit products
  • No.2: JPY interest rate products
  • No.2: JPY currency products
  • No.3: Japan equity products
  • No.5: TWD currency products
February 2016
Hedgeweek The sixth annual Hedgeweek Awards
  • Best Global Consultant in Business Strategy
April 2015
ETF Express ETF Express Global Awards
  • Best Asia Pacific ETF Market Maker
March 2015
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 2015 Asian G3 Bond Benchmark Review
  • 2 analysts ranked in the top 10
October 2015
Extel Extel EMEA Equities Survey Results 2015
  • No.1: Oil Services, Quantitative/Database Analysis
  • No.2: Beverages, Oil & Gas, Tobacco
June 2015
The TRADE 2015 Global Execution Management System (EMS) Survey
Vendor Roll of Honor - Instinet Newport 3
Reliability and Availability
Client Service Personnel
Ease of Use
Timeliness of Updating with Broker Enhancements
Breadth of Direct Connections to Venues
Product Development - Planning and Delivery
Overall Cost of Operation
November 2015
Waters Technology Waters Rankings 2015
  • Best Algorithmic Trading Provider
  • Best Crossing Network Provider
July 2015
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, Autos, Machinery, Banks, Trading companies, Telecommunications
No.2 ranked: Electronic parts, Chemicals/Textiles, Steel/nonferrous metals, Precision instruments/semiconductor equipment, Construction, Housing/real estate, Broadcasting/advertisement, Business Solution, REIT
No.3 ranked: Glass / Paper & Pulp, Quants analysis
No.3 All equity analysts
March 2015
Fixed Income / FX Analyst and Economist
No.3 overall
No.1 ranked: Credit analysts
No.2 ranked: FX analysts
No.4 ranked: Economists, Bond analysts
March 2016
Thomson Reuters The Starmine Analyst Awards 2015 (Japan)
Broker Awards
No.1 Overall
Stock Pickers
No.1 Overall
No.1 Software & IT Services
No.2 Technology Hardware
No.3 Chemicals
Earnings Estimator
No.1 Chemicals, Technology Hardware
No.2 Banks, Real Estate/Household Durables, Machinery, Trading Companies & Distributors
No.3 Industrials, Retail, Energy & Utilities
August 2015
Publication Award Category Date
IFR Review of the year 2015
  • SSAR bond (Portugal's €5.5billion dual-tranche bond)
  • Yen bond (Rabobank's ¥50.8bn 10-year bond)
  • Asia-Pacific Equity Issue (Japan Post Group's ¥1.435trn concurrent IPOs)
December 2015
The Banker Deals of the Year 2016
  • Best European Leveraged Finance Deal (Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane Ä1.1bn high-yield bond transaction)
  • Capital raising: FIG Europe (Eurobank capital share increase)
May 2016
Global Finance The World's Best Investment Banks 2016
  • Best Investment Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Investment Bank in Japan
February 2016
FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2016 -Asia
  • Best Local Currency Bond (HDFC's Rs30 billion masala bond)
December 2016
Achievement Awards 2015/2016 -Japan
House Awards
Best ECM House
Deal Awards
Deal of the Year and Best ECM Deal (Japan Post)
Best DCM Deal (Fast Retailing)
April 2016
GlobalCapital / Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2016
  • Best Domestic Equity House in Japan
June 2016
The Asset Triple A Country Awards
  • Best Masala Bond, India (Housing Development Finance Corporation 30 billion rupee bond)
  • Best Quasi-Sovereign Bond, Korea (KEXIM US$2.5 billion bond offering)
  • Best Corporate Bond, Kore (Kia Motors Corporation US$700 million Dual-Tranche Bond)
  • Best Follow-on, Japan (Recruit US$2.3 billion follow-on offering)
  • Best Brokerage House, Japan
December 2016
Islamic Finance News 2015 IFN Deals of the Year
  • Equity & IPO Deal of the Year (Malakoff Corporation RM2.74 billion Initial Public Offering)
January 2016
Nikkei Veritas Deal of the Year 2016
  • IPO of the Year (Kyushu Railway Company)
  • Equity Finance of the Year (Mitsui Fudosan Logistics Park)
  • Local Government Bond of the Year (Saitama Prefecture 25 Year)
  • Institutional Investor Bond of the Year (No. 15, 16 & 17 Panasonic)
  • Samurai Bond of the Year (No. 1, 2 & 3 HSBC Holdings)
December 2016
Thomson Reuters Deal Watch Awards 2015
Overall
House of the Year - Nomura Securities
Bond
Bond of the Year (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation series 18, 19 & 20 Unsecured Straight Bonds)
Debut Debt Deal of the Year (FAST RETAILING series 1, 2, 3 & 4 Unsecured Straight Bonds)
Local Government Bond
Local Government Bond of the Year (Aichi Prefecture 10 Year Series 10 FY2015)
Samurai Bond
Samurai Bond of the Year (Standard Chartered Japanese Yen Bond series 1, 2 & 3)
Equity
Equity House of the Year - Nomura Securities
Equity Deal of the Year (Sony Corporation)
IPO of the Year (Japan Post Holdings)
Innovative Equity Deal of the Year (Toyota Motor Corporation Model AA Class Shares)
J-REIT
J-REIT Deal of the Year (LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT)
March 2016
CAPITAL EYE Awards Best Deals of 2015
Straight Bonds
Best Deals of 2015 (No.1, 2, 3, 4 FAST RETAILING)
Samurai Bonds
Best Deals of 2015 (No.7, 8 / Floating rate note No.4 / Sub No.1, 2 / Sub floating rate note No.3 Crédit Agricole)
Foreign Bond
Special Prize (SoftBank Group Euro, Euro/U.S. dollar unsecured senior notes)
Equity Special
Best Deal of 2015 (Toyota Motor Corporation Model AA Class Shares)
New Public Equity Issues/Uridashi
Best Deals of 2015 (Japan Post Holdings, Japan Post Bank, Japan Post Insurance)
Secondary Public Equity Issues / Uridashi / Convertible Bonds
Best Deals of 2015 (Sony (FO), Sony CB)
Real Estate Investment Trusts
Best Deal of 2015 (LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT)
April 2016
J-MONEY Deals of the Year 2015
  • Best M&A (In-In): Nippon Life Insurance / Mitsui Life Insurance
  • Best IPO: Japan Post Holdings
  • Best Equity follow-on: Sony
  • Best Equity-linked: Toyota Motor Corporation Model AA Class Shares
  • Best Yen Bond: Panasonic
  • Best International Bond: Softbank €/$ bonds
  • Best Samurai Bond: Crédit Agricole senior/subordinated bonds
May 2016
Publication Award Category Date
Morningstar Fund of the Year 2015 *
Excellent Awarded Fund in the Bond Fund Division
Nomura Indian Bond Fund (Monthly Profit Distribution Type) -Nomura Asset Management
Excellent Awarded Fund in the Balance (Growth Type) Fund Division
Nomura Global Six Assets Diversified Fund (Growth Type) -Nomura Asset Management
January 2016
Asia Asset Management Best of Best Award Taiwan
  • Best Newcomer, Asset Manager
  • Most Innovative Product
January 2016
Lipper Fund Awards Lipper Fund Award 2016 Japan
Investment Trusts Category
Best Funds (3 Years)
Equity Sector Information Technology: Nomura Information Electronics Fund
Equity Sector Utillities: Nomura Aqua Investment Course B
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Global: Nomura Japan and US REIT Fund (Monthly Profit Distribution Type)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund 4/Yr
Best Funds (5 years)
Equity Emerging Markets Global: Nomura Emerging Markets Consumer Stock Fund
Equity Sector Information Technology: Nomura Information Electronics Fund
Equity Sector Utillities: Nomura World Water Fund B Course
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Global: Nomura Japan and US REIT Fund (Monthly Profit Distribution Type)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund 4/Yr
Bond US Dollar - High Yield: Nomura US High Yield Bond Fund B
Best Funds (10 years)
Mixed Asset JPY Conservative: Global Three Assets Balance Fund (Monthly Profit Distribution Type)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund 4/Yr
Equity US: Nomura US NASDAQ Open B Course
Defined Contribution Pension Category
Overall - Nomura Asset Management
Best Funds (3 Years)
Equity Emerging Markets Global: Nomura Emerging Country Equity Index Fund (DC)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Global: Nomura World REIT Index Fund (DC)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund (DC)
Bond Global: Nomura Foreign Bond Active fund (DC)
Best Funds (5 years)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Global: Nomura World REIT Index Fund (DC)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund (DC)
Best Funds (10 years)
Equity Sector Real Estate Holdings Japan: Nomura J-REIT Fund (DC)
Bond Global: Nomura International Bond Index fund (DC)
Mixed Asset JPY Balance: Nomura My Balance 50 (DC)
Mixed Asset JPY Conservative: Nomura My Balance 30 (DC)
Mixed Asset JPY Aggressive: Nomura My Balance 70 (DC)
March 2016
Lipper Fund Award 2016 Taiwan
  • Group Award - Mixed Assets
  • Best Fund (10 Years)
  • Equity Taiwan Small and Mid-Caps: Nomura Taiwan Small Cap Fund
March 2016
R&I Fund Award 2016
Investment Trusts Aggregate Category
The Second Prize: Mixed Asset Fund Aggregate
Investment Trusts Category
Japanese REIT Fund
The First Prize: J-REIT Open (4 times Per Year Settlement Type)
Global REIT Fund
The First Prize: Nomura Japan-US REIT Fund (Monthly Profit Distribution Type)
North America Bond Fund
The First Prize: U.S.Preferred Securities Open
NISA Category
Mixed Asset Balanced Fund
The First Prize: Nomu Wrap Fund (Conservative Type)
Mixed Asset Aggressive Fund
The First Prize: Nomu Wrap Fund (Ordinary Type)
The Second Prize: NOMURA World Star Open, Nomu Wrap Fund (Active Type)
Defined Benefit Pension Category
Global Equity fund
Global Equity ex. Japan
June 2016
Taipei Foundation of Finance TFT-Bloomberg Best Fund Award
  • Best Fund (10 Years)
  • Equity Taiwan Small Caps: Nomura Taiwan Small Cap Fund
  • Equity Taiwan: Nomura Taiwan Growth Fund
  • Best Fund (5 Years)
  • Equity Taiwan Small Caps: Nomura Taiwan Small Cap Fund
March 2016
Smart Magazine Smart Taiwan Fund Award (under the technical guidance of Morning Star)
  • Multi Asset Taiwan: Nomura Taiwan Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund
March 2015
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Publication Award Category Date
Institutional Investor All-Japan Executive Team Best CEO
  • No.1 ranked (Financial/Insurance & Other Non Bank Financials): Koji Nagai, Nomura Holdings
May 2015
All-Japan Executive Team Best IR Companies
  • No.3 ranked (Financial/Insurance & Other Non Bank Financials)
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