Nomura’s resurgent M&A service tops ranking for the first time since 2011
A pedestrian walks past a Nomura Securities Co. branch, a unit of Nomura Holdings Inc., in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. Nomura's second-quarter profit jumped 31 percent as trading income made up for a slump in its retail brokerage business. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg
Nomura Holdings Inc. is confident of another bumper year advising on Japanese mergers after topping the rankings for the first time since 2011.