NRI APAC to Open a Branch in Manila

  NRI APAC to Open a Branch in Manila

Business Wire

TOKYO -- April 4, 2013

Nomura Research Institute Asia Pacific (NRI APAC), headquartered in Singapore,
a group company of Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) (TOKYO:4307),
established the NRI APAC Manila Branch in Manila.

The NRI APAC Manila Branch will take over NRI Manila's business operations to
provide customers with much more flexible and prompt services. It is the only
Japanese consulting firm for business strategy in the Philippines, where an
increase in Japanese investments has been witnessed recently.

Mr. Shingo Konomoto, the Senior Corporate Managing Director, said "NRI will
continue its aggressive promotion of global business expansion in the Asia
Pacific region."

Outline of NRI APAC Manila Branch
Name:                      Nomura Research Institute Asia Pacific Private
                           Limited Manila Branch
Abbreviation in English:   NRI APAC Manila Branch
                           27th Fl., Yuchengco Tower, RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala
Location:                  cor Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, 1200 Makati City,
Date of establishment:     March 22, 2013
Branch manager:            Makiko Takaoka
No. of employees:          9
Main line of business:     Research & consulting services, system solution
                           services, etc.

About Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI)

NRI originated from Nomura Securities' research section and IT section. NRI is
the result of a merger that took place in 1988 between the former Nomura
Research Institute, which was established in 1965 as the first private think
tank in Japan, and Nomura Computer Center (NCC), which introduced Japan's
first private use computer system in 1966. Since then, NRI has been providing
consulting services on corporate strategy and business policy, as well as the
development, operation and joint utilization of IT systems. With annual sales
of 335.5 billion yen as of FY ended March 2012, NRI is now actively expanding
its business worldwide. It has 21 offices in Asia, North America and Europe.
For more details about NRI (TOKYO:4307), visit


Nomura Research institute, ltd. (NRI)
Yuko Kaito / Keita Kawagoe, +81-3-6270-8100
Corporate Communication Department
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