Nomura Holdings, Inc. | History

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Date History Presidents
Dec. 25, 1925 The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. established as a spin-off from Securities Dept. of Osaka Nomura Bank Co., Ltd. Otogo Kataoka
Dec. 1, 1925 - Sep. 25, 1941
Jan. 1926 Begins operations in Osaka as a bond house.
Mar. 1927 New York office opened.
Jun. 1938 Obtains approval for stock trading in Japan.
Nov. 1941 Obtains approval for investment trust offering first in Japan. Seizo Iida
Sep. 30, 1941 - Aug. 13, 1947
Dec. 1946 Head office moves to Tokyo.
Nov. 1948 Registered as a securities firm based on the Securities and Exchange Law. Tsunao Okumura
Apr. 15, 1948 - Jun. 1, 1959
Apr. 1949 Becomes a member of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Jun. 1951 Obtains approval for investment trust management based on the Securities Investment Trust Law.
Apr. 1960 Transfers securities transfer operations to The Toyo Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.
The Nomura Securities Investment Trust Management Co., Ltd. (in October. 1997 this company and Nomura Investment Management Co., Ltd. merged into Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.) established and Nomura Securities transfers securities investment management operations to this new company.
Minoru Segawa
Jun. 1, 1959 - Nov. 21, 1968
Oct. 1961 Nomura Securities listed on the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya stock exchanges.
Apr. 1965 Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) (merged with Nomura Computer Systems Co., Ltd. in January. 1988) established as a spin-off from the Research Department of Nomura Securities.
Jan. 1966 Nomura Computing Center Co., Ltd. (renamed Nomura Computer Systems Co., Ltd. [NCC] in December. 1972, and in January. 1988 merged with NRI and renamed Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.) established as a spin-off from the Electronic Data Processing Division of Nomura Securities.
Apr. 1968 Obtains licenses for securities firm on the amended Securities and Exchange Law. Kiichirou Kitaura
Nov. 21, 1968 - Oct. 18, 1978
Nov. 1969 Nomura Securities International Inc. becomes a registered member of the Boston Stock Exchange.
Jul. 1981 Nomura Securities International Inc. becomes a registered member of the New York Stock Exchange. Setsuya Tabuchi
Oct. 18, 1978 - Dec. 19, 1985
Nov. 1985 Nomura Business Services Co., Ltd. established. Yoshihisa Tabuchi
Dec. 20, 1985 - Jun. 27, 1991
Mar. 1986 Nomura International Limited becomes a registered member of the London Stock Exchange.
Aug. 1993 The Nomura Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. established. Hideo Sakamaki
Jun. 27, 1991 - Mar. 14, 1997
Apr. 1997 Financial Research Center established as an in-house research facility spun off from the investment research unit of NRI. Masashi Suzuki
Mar. 14, 1997 - Apr. 30, 1997
Dec. 1998 Registered on Financial Supervisory Agency due to amendment to the Securities and Exchange Law. Junichi Ujiie
May. 1, 1997 - Apr. 1, 2003
Jan. 1999 The Nomura Fundnet Securities Co., Ltd. established.
Nov. 1999 Nomura Capital Investment Co., Ltd. established.
Nov. 1999 Nomura Realty Capital Management Co., Ltd. established.
Nov. 1999 Acquires majority shares of Nomura Wasserstein Perella Co., Ltd., Nomura Investor Relations Co., Ltd. and Nomura Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. And these companies became subsidiaries of The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2000 Acquires majority shares of Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. And this company became subsidiary of The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2000 Nomura Babcock & Brown Co., Ltd. became subsidiary of The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2001 JAFCO Co., Ltd. became affiliate of The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2001 Following reorganization into a holding company, the functions of Nomura Holdings, Inc. and Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. are split.
Dec. 2001 Nomura lists its American Depositary Shares on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Receipts.
Apr. 2002 Nomura Corporate Advisors Co., Ltd. merges with Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2002 Nomura Human Capital Solutions Co., Ltd. is established as a subsidiary.
Jun. 2003 Acquires majority of Nomura-CITIC International Economic Consultants Co., Ltd. This company becomes subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc. and rename Nomura Corporate Advisory (China) Co., Ltd. Nobuyuki Koga
Apr. 1, 2003 - Mar. 31, 2008
Jun. 2003 Adopts Company with Three Board Committees system
Jan. 2004 The Nomura Fundnet Securities Co., Ltd., Nomura DC Planning Co., Ltd. and Nomura Human Capital Solutions Co., Ltd. merged to form Nomura Pension Support & Service Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2004 Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research established.
Aug. 2004 Nomura Facilities, Inc. established.
Apr. 2005 Transfer the operations of Nomura Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. to Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2006 Nomura Healthcare Co., Ltd. established.
May. 2006 JOINVEST Securities Co., Ltd. established.
Feb. 2007 Instinet became a subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc.
Feb. 2008 Private Equity Funds Research and Investments Co., Ltd. established.
Oct. 2008

Acquires Lehman Brothers' Asia-Pacific franchise and certain operations in Europe and the Middle East.

Acquires Lehman Brothers' service platform in India.

Kenichi Watanabe
Apr. 1, 2008 - Jul. 31, 2012
Nov. 2009 Joinvest Securities integrated into Nomura Securities, started offering Nomura Joy services.
Oct. 2010 Nomura Agri Planning & Advisory Co., Ltd. established.
May. 2011 Nomura Real Estate Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Nomura Land and Building Co., Ltd., became a subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc.
Oct. 2011 Nomura Securities started offering Nomura Net & Call services.
Mar. 2013 Nomura Real Estate Holdings became an affiliate accounted for by the equity method. Koji Nagai
Aug. 1, 2012 -
Apr. 2015 Nomura Institute of Estate Planning established.