Nomura Officially Opens Americas Headquarters at Worldwide Plaza, New York
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomura, Asia's global investment
bank, has officially opened its Americas headquarters located at Worldwide
Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The grand opening ceremony was attended by a range of Nomura's key clients and
business partners. Guests of honor included The Honorable Eliot Engel,
Representative from the State of New York, and Ambassador Sumio Kusaka,
Consul-General of Japan in New York.
David Findlay, President & Chief Executive Officer of Nomura Holding America
Inc., said "Nomura's relocation to Worldwide Plaza demonstrates the firm's
commitment to its presence in New York and the Americas. We now have one of
the most modern and cutting-edge facilities from which to conduct our business
activities. Our clients represent the centerpiece of our operations and we are
extremely well positioned to leverage our strengths on their behalf on a
domestic, regional and global level."
Nomura signed a 20 year lease and has relocated over 2,000 employees to
Manhattan's Midtown West neighborhood. The firm occupies 16 floors within
Worldwide Plaza, one of New York's most iconic buildings.
Shortly after its relocation to Midtown Manhattan, Nomura confirmed a
community partnership with Everybody Wins!, an organization which promotes
children's literacy through shared reading and mentoring experiences with
adults. Everybody Wins! partners with community volunteers to increase the
academic and life prospects for underserved children throughout the New York
metropolitan area. A selection of volunteers from Nomura will pair with
children in a nearby public elementary school for weekly reading and mentoring
sessions during lunchtime.
Nomura has built a reputation as the preeminent Asia-based investment bank and
an exemplary corporate citizen. Nomura's partnership with Everybody Wins!, in
addition to its wider Corporate Social Responsibility activities in the
Americas and around the world, epitomizes the firm's global goal to make the
world a better place "For Future Generations", ensuring that decisions which
are made today create opportunities for a sustainable future.
Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asia-based
investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of
innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual,
institutional, corporate and government clients through an international
network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in
Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura has a unique understanding of Asia
that enables the company to make a difference for clients through three
business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets
and investment banking). Nomura's subsidiaries in the U.S. include Nomura
Securities International, Inc. (a member of SIPC) and Nomura Corporate
Research and Asset Management Inc. For further information about Nomura,
please visit www.nomura.com.
Contact: Jonathan Hodgkinson, Nomura, +1 212 667 1484
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