History

Company History

  • 1996

    As the investment analysis section of Nomura Securities' Investment Trust Division, we have analyzed and evaluated funds since 1996 in order to manage the quality of funds handled by Nomura Securities. (June)

  • 1997
    • Asian Financial Crisis
  • 1998
    • Over-the-counter sales of trust funds by banks started (December~)
    • Financial Big Bang expanded in Japan
  • 1999
    • The Euro currency was launched.
  • 2000
    • “Dot-com bubble” collapsed

    Nomura Funds Research and Technologies founded (Nomura Securities 51%, Nomura Research Institute 49%) (June)

    Registered as an investment adviser with the Director of Kanto Local Finance Bureau, Registration No. 961 (July)

  • 2001

    Investment Advisory Business started (February)

    Licensed for discretionary investment business with the Prime Minister, License No. 12 (March)

    Investment Discretion Business started (July)
    Investment Discretion Duties of Private Equity started (July)

    Started managing balanced-type funds of funds (August)
    Began evaluating funds for defined-contribution(DC) pension programs (August)

    • Definite Contribution (DC) Pension Management Method started in Japan (October~)

    Began managing funds of funds for defined-contribution pension programs (November)

  • 2005
    • Over-the-counter Sale of Investment Trust at Post Offices started (October)
  • 2006

    NFR&T to be 100% subsidiary of Nomura Holdings (November)

  • 2007

    Inauguration of London Branch (March)

    • Subprime mortgage problems occurred

    Registered as a financial instruments firm with the Director of Kanto Local Finance Bureau, Registration No.451 (September)

  • 2008

    Split-off of the private equity section to Private Equity Fund Research and Investments Co., Ltd. (PEFRI →NPEC) (February)
    (Private Equity Funds Research and Investments Co., Ltd. Established by Nomura Holdings and others in October 2007)

    • The financial crisis

    Launched discretionary investment management business for institutional investors (December)

  • 2010
    • The European Sovereign Debt Crisis
  • 2013

    Acquisition of NFR&TA as a subsidiary (January)

  • 2014
    • Nippon Individual Savings Account(NISA) introduced (January~)
  • 2015

    Investment Discretion Business for Institutional investors to be adopted by Nomura Asset Management (July)

    Investment Discretion Business for Retail investors to be adopted by Nomura Asset Management (specialized only in Investment Advisory Service sand Fund Evaluation Services ) (October)

    Integrated a private equity research team of NPEC(Nomura Private Equity Capital Co., Ltd.) (December)

  • 2016
    • Junior NISA method started (April~)
  • 2017
    • Individual-type Defined Contribution Plan (iDeCo) started (January~)
    • FSA of Japan “Principle of Customer-Oriented Business Conduct” published (March)
  • 2018
    • The Monthly-Investment Type NISA to be introduced (January~)