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Nomura to Establish Investment Management Division

March 2, 2021

Nomura Holdings, Inc.

Tokyo, March 2, 2021 - Nomura Holdings, Inc. today announced that it plans to establish a new Investment Management Division, effective April 1, 2021.

The Investment Management Division will handle the firm's asset management business, and will be charged with enhancing the lineup of products and services Nomura offers in order to respond to the increasingly diversified needs of clients. The new division will comprise investment and asset management related Nomura Group companies , including Nomura Asset Management.

Nomura's expertise ranges from traditional assets such as stocks and bonds to alternative assets such as private equity. By bringing together expertise from across the firm and creating added value, Nomura aims to further develop the asset management business and deliver services and solutions to meet clients' diverse needs.

The Investment Management Division will replace the Asset Management Division and Merchant Banking Division. Effective April 1, 2021, Nomura will have three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale and Investment Management.

Kentaro Okuda, Group CEO of Nomura Holdings, commented: "We are working to expand the scope of our business from public to private side services, and the new Investment Management Division is part of these efforts. We will leverage the investment management expertise we have built as a group to offer our clients a wide range of investment opportunities. We will expand investment targets, and work towards organic and inorganic growth, including through our international strategy."

1 Nomura Group companies that will belong to the Investment Management Division include: Nomura Asset Management, Co., Ltd., Nomura Capital Partners Co., Ltd., Nomura Mezzanine Partners Co., Ltd, Nomura Research & Advisory Co., Ltd. and Nomura Babcock & Brown Co., Ltd.


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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