Daiwa Securities Group

Daiwa Securities Group Inc
public company
Traded as TYO: 8601
Industry Investment banking
Founded 1943 (1943)
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hibino Takashi (President and CEO)
Products Financial services
Investment banking
Investment management
Brokerage firm
Total assets $196.7 billion (2015)[1]
Number of employees
14,456 (at March 2008)
Website www.daiwa-grp.jp/english/index.cfm
The headquarters of Daiwa Securities Capital Markets in Tokyo, Japan.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (大和証券グループ本社 Daiwa Shōken Gurūpu Honsha) is a Japanese investment bank that is the second largest securities brokerage after Nomura Securities.

Major subsidiaries include Daiwa Securities, which offers retail services such as online trading to individual investors and investment banking services in Japan as well as Daiwa Capital Markets, the firm's international investment banking arm (with a presence across Asia, Europe and North America) that provides M&A advisory, sales and trading services in a variety of financial products to corporate and institutional clients. Other group companies provide asset management, research and private equity fund services.

The company is the fourth largest shareholder in SL Green.[2]

Member companies

Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Company

In 2012, Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Co. Ltd. was absorbed in a merger leaving Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. as the sole entity [3]


In July 2012, Daiwa Securities Group was chosen by the Central Bank of Myanmar to spearhead a $380-million project designed to develop an IT network for the Myanmar government that would connect all ministries as well as schools and hospitals to a cloud computing system and would also entail a secure online banking system for the country.[4]

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