With a nationwide network of branch offices, call centers and Internet services, we will continue to provide world-class products and services centered on consulting-based sales, and implement a series of strategic initiatives to ensure we remain a trusted partner to our clients.
Asset Management will achieve stable and sustainable growth as an asset management company that is trusted by investors around the world and will contribute to an increase in earnings by expanding the client franchise of the Nomura Group.
We will continue strengthening our global footprint, including further expansion of local market businesses. Specific investments will be focused on products where we have an edge, such as those businesses that depend on innovation and intellectual capital. Combined with our organizational agility, this will ensure strong market positioning for Wholesale.