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Nomura seeks dealmakers for $920m principal investment biz

Nomura unveiled plans last November to resume investing its own money in companies that have potential for revamping, with an emphasis on smaller firms whose aging owners are struggling with succession issues.

China approves Toshiba chip unit sale to Bain Capital

The sale of the semiconductor business will take place on June 1. The deal had already missed earlier deadlines for clearance as the companies waited on Chinese antitrust authorities to make a decision.

Former Goldman banker aims to spin Japanese startup VisasQ’s fortune via IPO

Hidetoshi Uriu, who joined VisasQ as its CFO in February, said the venture will consider an IPO “before too long.”

Daiwa Securities to name Manabu Takahashi as EU head

Daiwa has drawn up plans to locate about 30 staff in Frankfurt, after selecting the German city last year as the location for its operations in the EU.

Nomura’s resurgent M&A service tops ranking for the first time since 2011

Nomura beat Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to the No. 1 spot in 2017 in large part due to deals involving buyout firms.

Nomura CEO says open to acquisitions in bid to boost US presence

Nomura has for years tried to bolster its business in the U.S., but has struggled to take market share from bigger firms like Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Japan’s Kobe Steel to hire Mizuho as adviser on real estate unit sale

The company will hold the first round of bidding on Oct. 20 to sell more than two thirds of Shinko Real Estate Co.

BNP Paribas said to expand Japan operations with 30 recruits

It joins other European banks in strengthening its business in the nation.

Japan: Daiwa Securities agrees to buy Signal Hill, Sagent in US push

The deals will boost Daiwa’s mergers and acquisitions advisory business in North America.

Barclays goes on a hiring spree in Japan after cash equity exit

Barclays is beefing up its investment banking and market operations in Japan.