Our experienced Equity Capital Markets (“ECM”) department is establishing itself as a reputable force in  European financial markets.  It provides syndication, marketing, allocation and distribution of equities (for IPOs as well as POs), equity-linked products and Japanese REIT investment units.  The team has an exceptionally strong sales and distribution network, hard-earned from years of experience in the market. The ECM team is support…

Our Equity Sales and Trading department enables financial institutions to buy and sell equities and convertible bonds in Japanese listed companies.  It also executes trades on behalf of clients, who typically include a wide range of pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, and global mutual funds. Our London department is backed by a team of highly-regarded research analysts from SMBC Nikko Tokyo.  The team incl…

Our rapidly expanding London Debt Capital Markets team is already an established force with a strong track record.  It offers bond financing solutions for governments, financial institutions and corporations. With extensive knowledge of the Japanese bond markets, the team advises on tailored strategies to target Japanese investors through its portfolio of core products: public Yen deals (including Samurais), Uridashi (retail targeted offerings)…

Debt Syndication is a growing department and currently services selected investors in Japan.  Working in partnership with the Debt Capital Markets team, it helps provide products for our various distribution lines in Japan. Over time, as our distribution capability builds outside of Japan, we will adapt ourselves to supply products to a broader European investor market. Debt syndication is playing an increasingly important role linking our orig…

Our growing Fixed Income team offers a bespoke service to both European and Japanese investors.  The team provides expertise and transaction facilities for Japanese clients investing in Europe, as well as for European clients wishing to invest in Japan.  Expert market insight is provided by a dedicated and well established team of professionals in Tokyo and this understanding of the key market drivers, coupled with the excellent relationships …

Our Derivative Products Group acts as a market maker across all major currencies providing liquidity for SMBC Nikko's global client base across OTC interest rate, currency and commodity derivatives. The Derivative Products Group provides around-the-clock pricing to customers via offices in London, Hong Kong and New York, offering a wide range of interest rate, commodity and foreign exchange derivative products including:

Our experienced M&A Advisory Services team builds value for clients by proposing and executing relevant and well-researched business opportunities.  Our strong relationships with most listed companies in Japan give us access to many unique and valuable business propositions, which may not be offered to other houses. Working closely with SMBC Nikko Tokyo’s bankers who are one of the largest M&A teams in Japan, the London team supports all aspe…

SMBC NIKKO is entering a new phase of dynamism launched from a platform of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation's strong foundations and tradition.

From here we will offer specialist investment banking services, expert insights and innovative solutions in global capital markets.