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data as of December 31, 2023


Nomura Asset Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc. and is the core brand within the group's Investment Management Division.

Business Activities

We were established in 1959 as Nomura Securities Investment Trust Management Co., Ltd. (NSITM), specializing in Japanese investment trust fund management. In 1981 Nomura Investment Management Co., Ltd. (NIMCO) was established to provide segregated investment services to institutional investors. In 1997, following a merger between NIMCO and NSITM, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. was formed. We are proud to be one of the leading investment managers in Japan. Our international business has continuously grown since establishment, offering investment strategies to clients based across Asia, Europe and North and Latin America.

Investment Trust Management Business

  • Since its establishment in 1959, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. has developed into the leading company in the Japanese investment trust market.
  • We provide a wide range of active and passive equity products as well as fixed income and alternative products to our clients though our extensive distribution network including Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. is strongly committed in the third party manager selection through the development of its funds of funds (FoFs) business. By combining the carefully selected funds offered by outstanding asset managers from around the world with the dedicated support of Nomura Funds Research & Technologies Co., Ltd., we are able to provide our clients with a broader global range of investment opportunities that complements our own in-house asset management capabilities.
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. offers a wide range of exchange traded funds (ETF), which replicate equity indices and commodity indices. Our ETF product range is marketed under the brand name NEXT FUNDS.

Institutional Investment Management Business

  • Since the establishment in 1981 of our institutional investment operations, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. has developed in step with the growth of the market as a leading company in the Japanese institutional investment advisory business.
  • We provide high-quality asset management services to public and private pension funds, governments and central banks, commercial banks and insurance companies, and business enterprises.
  • We utilize both internal and external resources from our affiliates to provide innovative solutions for our clients.