Investment Banking

We provide a variety of advisory and capital-raising solutions to corporations, financial institutions, private equity, governments and public-sector organizations around the world. Collaborating across geographies, industries and products, we provide comprehensive and innovative financing, advisory and risk solutions to our clients.

Our Products

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

We act as a financial advisor to identify and facilitate strategic merger and acquisition, sale of business or alliance opportunities for our corporate, financial institutions and sponsor clients. Our dedicated M&A teams in Asia, EMEA and the Americas work across borders and time zones to deliver holistic support to our clients globally.

Capital Raising

Capital Raising

In Equity Capital Markets, we originate and execute equity and equity-linked transactions, including IPOs, rights issues, accelerated bookbuilds and convertibles.

Our Debt Capital Markets team helps clients execute local and foreign-currency debt transactions with specialized teams servicing financial institutions, corporates, public sector agencies and sovereigns.

In Acquisition and Leveraged Finance, we arrange financing for leveraged buyouts and corporate acquisitions along with on-going refinancing needs using a variety of debt products.

Solutions

Solutions

An integral part of Investment Banking, our Solutions teams apply a broad range of Fixed Income solutions, Equity related solutions and Insurance solutions to address the various risks faced by clients.

We are also dedicated to understanding the capital and risk management needs of insurance companies and developing cutting-edge Insurance Solutions to help them respond to these challenges. These include securitization products, structured reinsurance and derivative hedging solutions for complex insurance-specific asset and liability risks.

Sectors

Consumer / Retail

Consumer / Retail

Industrials

Industrials

Healthcare

Healthcare

Natural Resources & Power

Natural Resources
& Power

Telco / Media / Technology

Telco / Media /
Technology

Financial Institutions

Financial Institutions

Business Services

Business Services

Real Estate / Gaming / Lodging / Leisure

Real Estate / Gaming /
Lodging / Leisure

Financial Sponsors

Connecting Markets

  • LINE

    Global IPO
    ¥135bn ($1.3bn)

    July 2016

  • Kyushu Railway Company

    Global IPO
    ¥416bn

    October 2016

  • Ajinomoto (Japan) / Promasidor (Africa)

    $532m

    November 2016

  • Grifols (Spain)
    / Hologic NAT Blood Screening Business (USA)

    M&A $1.9bn / ALF $1.7bn

    December 2016

  • Heineken (Netherlands) / Punch (UK)

    £1.8bn

    December 2016

  • Fujifilm (Japan) / Wako (Takeda Pharmaceutical) (Japan)

    ¥251.0bn

    December 2016

  • LIXIL Viva

    Global IPO
    ¥44.9bn

    April 2017

  • Post Holdings (USA) / Weetabix (UK)

    M&A £1.4bn / ALF $2.2bn

    April 2017 / May 2017

  • Japan Bank for International Cooperation

    USD Denominated Bond Offering
    $5.0bn

    May 2017

  • Credit Agricole

    Samurai Bond Offering
    ¥203.9bn

    June 2017

Awards and Rankings

Best Investment Bank in Asia-Pacific

Best Investment Bank
in Asia-Pacific

Global Finance 2016

Best European Leveraged Finance Deal

Best European Leveraged
Finance Deal

The Banker Deal of the Year 2016

Best Equity Deal (Asia ex-Japan)

Best Equity Deal
(Asia ex-Japan)

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2015
Japan ECM (C1e)
  Book Runner Rank Value
(USDm)
Share
(%)
# Issues
1 Nomura 8,221 31.0 64
2 SMFG 4,218 15.9 50
3 Morgan Stanley 4,153 15.7 21
4 Mizuho 3,997 15.1 56
5 Daiwa 2,130 8.0 39
6 JP Morgan 1,314 5.0 6
7 JGoldman Sachs 867 3.3 7
8 BofA Merrill Lynch 593 2.2 5
9 Citi 438 1.7 4
10 UBS 238 0.9 5

Source: Thomson Reuters (2016/1/1 - 2016/12/31)

Samurai Bonds (AP1)
  Book Runner Rank Value
(¥bn)
Share
(%)
# Issues
1 Nomura 255 20.4 27
2 SMFG 244 19.5 21
3 Daiwa 222 17.8 28
4 Mizuho 216 17.3 24
5 Morgan Stanley 202 16.2 25
6 HSBC 45 3.6 3
7 Societe Generale 30 2.4 5
8 Credit Agricole CIB 22 1.7 5
9 Natixis 12 1.0 3
         

Source: Thomson Reuters (2016/1/1 - 2016/12/31)