Nomura Asset Management Will Expand Use of Charles River IMS Beyond Equity to Fixed Income, FX and Derivatives Operations

  Nomura Asset Management Will Expand Use of Charles River IMS Beyond Equity
  to Fixed Income, FX and Derivatives Operations

Business Wire

MELBOURNE, Australia -- March 24, 2014

Charles River, an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office investment
management solution provider, today announced that Nomura Asset Management
Co., Ltd. (Nomura) with 33 trillion Yen AUM, has successfully migrated its
Japanese equity business onto the Charles River Investment Management Solution
(Charles River IMS), and is expanding its use across the firm’s domestic and
international fixed income, foreign exchange and derivatives operations.

A client since 2008, Nomura users worldwide benefit from Charles River’s
single, integrated solution for Equity portfolio management, trading and
real-time compliance monitoring.

“Charles River IMS is a scalable, multi-asset, multi-currency solution that
consolidates numerous systems at Nomura into a global platform,” said Masanao
Tsuda, Senior Managing Director, IT Strategy & Management, Nomura Asset
Management. “It is a strategic choice to use the Charles River front-office
solution globally, giving us the confidence to meet our regulatory audit
requirements across the entire trade lifecycle.”

“With over 25 clients in Japan, Charles River has a strong reputation for
addressing the needs of local buy-side firms,” said Cameron Field, Managing
Director, Asia-Pacific, Charles River. “We continue to enhance our solution to
help clients, like Nomura, streamline investment workflows across a common
platform, simplify operations, and comply with domestic and international

About Nomura Asset Management

Nomura AM is a leading investment management firm, and the core company within
the Asset Management Division of the Nomura Group, serving retail and
institutional investors worldwide. It is a major presence in the global
investment industry, especially within Japan and Asia, with total assets under
management of around 33 trillion Yen as of September 2013. Nomura AM aims to
be the trusted asset management firm of choice for all its clients by offering
an unrivalled level of investment expertise and customer service.

About Charles River

Charles River provides an end-to-end solution to automate front- and
middle-office investment management functions across asset classes on a single
platform. The solution offers a simplified operating model that includes
enterprise software, data, application management/upgrades, hosting and FIX
network to improve investment professional productivity, control risk and
lower technology costs. Charles River serves more than 350 investment firms in
43 countries in the institutional asset and fund management, private wealth,
alternative investments, insurance, banking, and pension markets.


Charles River Development
Eileen Tan, +61 3 8628 0132
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