Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking).
Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in New York, London, and Hong Kong, we employ more than 28,000 people worldwide. In October 2008, the Nomura Group acquired the Lehman Brothers’ Asia-Pacific franchise and certain operations in Europe and the Middle East.
A Global Firm
As the only global investment bank with deep roots in the region, Nomura delivers unparalleled access to, from and within Asia. Over decades of building financial markets in Japan and fostering growth across Asia, we have developed the skills and network that enable business opportunities, global connections, and nimble execution for our clients. This, combined with a principled way of working instilled in the firm by our founder, makes us the ideal partner to tap into the world’s most vibrant growth markets.
Our history in the US dates back to 1927 when Nomura opened its New York office. Today, we have approximately 2,300 employees in the Americas region. Nomura has built a strong capital position in the Americas with product knowledge in Fixed Income, Equities, Investment Banking, and Asset Management. Regional headquarters are in New York and we also have offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Bermuda, and São Paulo.