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Nomura to Cancel Own Shares

October 28, 2020

Nomura Holdings, Inc.

Tokyo, October 28, 2020 - Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has resolved to cancel a part of its own shares in accordance with Article 178 of the Companies Act of Japan.

Outline of Cancellation

1. Type of shares to be cancelled Nomura Holdings common shares
2. Number of shares to be cancelled 260,000,000 shares
(7.4 percent of outstanding shares)
3. Scheduled cancellation date December 1, 2020

Policy for Cancellation of Own Shares

In principle, Nomura will retain a maximum of approximately 5% of the total number of issued shares and will cancel shares exceeding this amount.


Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its four business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Merchant Banking. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.

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