NOMURA News Release

Nomura Launches Execution Consulting Services in Asia Pacific

Hong Kong, May 11, 2011 – Nomura, the global investment bank, has launched an Execution Consulting Service within in its Electronic Trading Sales business in Asia Pacific, providing customized trading analysis for institutional clients to enhance their trading practices and alpha.

Building on Nomura's leading Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) products and platform, the service offers clients tailored research and platform consulting to identify and develop trading strategies that achieve best execution outcomes.

"Utilizing our market knowledge and insight, we can work with clients to help understand implications market structure trends have on a portfolio, identify algorithms and time horizons that best suit specific objectives, and undertake analysis on key events in Asia and globally," said Robert Laible, Global Co-Head of Electronic Trading & QPS Sales and Head of Program Trading Sales for Asia-Pacific.

"Our service is about ideas generation and in-depth analysis that is highly customized for clients in order for them to best navigate the trading environment in which they operate, to employ the most optimal trading strategy," Mr Laible added.

Dr. Hongsong Chou, Head of Nomura's Asia-Pacific Quantitative Analytics and Algorithms team, emphasized the innovativeness of Nomura's execution consulting offerings: "The solutions that we provide to our clients go beyond the traditional static reporting mode with child-order level real-time TCA, 'what-if' post-trade scenario analysis and trading simulation capabilities, all powered by a solid quant analytics infrastructure developed by Nomura."

Nomura's Execution Consulting Service incorporates Quantitative Consulting, Trading Research, Market Structure Research and OMS/EMS/OEMS Platform Consulting.


For further information please contact:

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Vanessa Wall Nomura +852 2536 1022


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 over 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). For further information about Nomura, please visit