NOMURA News Release

Nomura Sees Strong Ties Between Asia and Brazil

New York and Sao Paulo, June 28, 2011 – Nomura, the global investment bank, today held a seminal investor conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 'Nomura Brazil Forum – Exploring Links with Japan and Asia' provided an opportunity for institutional investors to access Nomura's unique insight into harnessing Asian capital flows while learning more about the key investment themes in Brazil for 2011.

The conference opened with a presentation from Aldo Mendes, Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy, Central Bank of Brazil. He discussed the outlook for the Brazilian economy. The event was attended by over 100 senior financial and economic professionals from across Latin America.

"Nomura's franchise in Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income has been gaining valuable market share and is well positioned as a vital commercial conduit throughout the Americas," said David Steck, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Sales. "Given that Brazil is home to the largest population of Japanese expatriates, Nomura is inextricably linked to the Brazilian growth story and is committed to using its expertise to help its clients navigate the global capital markets."

Nomura was recently named as the broker with the most improved market share in Euromoney's Global FX Survey for 2011 jumping to 14th place from 57th in 2009. The survey showed that the firm's global foreign exchange business has increased its real money market share by 1,238 per cent since the previous year.

Nomura has an established business throughout the Americas and currently has 11 offices in the following centers: Atlanta, Bermuda, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Toronto and Washington D.C.


For further information please contact:

Name Company Telephone
Jonathan Hodgkinson Nomura +1 212 667 1484
Peter Truell Nomura +1 212 667 9971


Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs approximately 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura's unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets and investment banking). Nomura's subsidiaries in the US include Nomura Securities International, Inc. and Nomura Securities North America, LLC, its investment banking arms in the United States, and members of SIPC. For further information about Nomura, please visit