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.



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.


Consumer / Retail

Consumer / Retail





Natural Resources & Power

Natural Resources
& Power

Telco / Media / Technology

Telco / Media /

Financial Institutions

Financial Institutions

Business Services

Business Services

Real Estate / Gaming / Lodging / Leisure

Real Estate / Gaming /
Lodging / Leisure

Financial Sponsors

Connecting Markets

  • Takeda Pharmaceutical's acquisition of Shire (Ireland)

    €62bn ($76.9bn)

    March 2018

  • China Resources Beer Holdings' long-term strategic partnership with Heineken


    August 2018

  • Softbank Corp
    Global IPO

    JPY2.6tn ($23.3bn)

    December 2018

  • Bank of China - Tokyo Branch
    Euro-Yen Green Bond

    JPY30bn ($266m)

    November 2018

  • Diageo Finance (UK)
    EUR Denominated Bond

    €2.0bn ($2.3bn)

    October 2018

  • Johnson & Johnson's (US) acquisition of Ci:z Holdings

    JPY229.8bn ($2.0bn)

    October 2018

  • SHOWA SHELL SEKIYU's business integration with Idemitsu Kosan

    JPY764.5bn ($6.2bn)

    November 2015 (Ranked Date: October 2018)

  • Strategic business alliance between Grifols (Spain) and Shanghai RAAS (China)


    March 2019

  • Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (US)


    February 2019

  • Nintendo

    JPY82.4bn ($737m)

    March 2019

Awards & Recognition

Best Deals - North Asia [Hong Kong]

Best Deals

- North Asia [Hong Kong]
- Southeast Asia [Thailand]
- South Asia [India]
- South Asia [Maldives]

The Asset Country Awards 2018

#1 in Best for Creative and Useful SSA Funding Ideas

#1 in Best for Creative and
Useful SSA Funding Ideas

GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2018

Equity House of the Year - Nomura Securities

Equity House of the Year
- Nomura Securities

Thomson Reuters Deal Watch Awards 2017

League Table

Japan Equity and Equity Related (C1e)
  Book Runner Rank Value
# Issues
1 Nomura 10,048 24.2 87
2 Daiwa Securities Group 7,783 18.7 48
3 Mizuho Financial Group 6,038 14.5 52
4 Mitsubishi UFJ
Morgan Stanley
5,356 12.9 28
5 Sumitomo Mitsui
Financial Group
4,759 11.5 65

Source: Thomson Reuters (2017/4/1 - 2018/3/31)

Any Japanese Involvement Announced (AD19)
  Book Runner Rank Value
# Issues
1 Nomura 61,618 31.4 107
2 Mitsubishi UFJ
Morgan Stanley
58,230 29.7 48
3 Goldman Sachs 47,967 24.5 30
4 Credit Suisse 28,957 14.8 20
5 Mizuho
Financial Group
23,198 11.8 218

Source: Thomson Reuters (2017/4/1 - 2018/3/31)