Daiwa Securities Group

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Daiwa Securities Group Inc.
Public (K.K)
Traded asTYO: 8601
TOPIX Large 70 Component
IndustryInvestment banking
Founded1943 (1943)
HeadquartersTokyo, Japan
Key people
Hibino Takashi (President and CEO)
ProductsFinancial services
Investment banking
Investment management
Brokerage firm
Total assets$196.7 billion (2015)[1]
Number of employees
14,456 (at March 2008)
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.[2]

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 Realty.[3]

Member companies[edit]

  • Daiwa Financial Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd.
  • Daiwa SB Investments Ltd.
  • Daiwa Securities Business Center Co., Ltd.
  • The Daiwa Property Co. Ltd.
  • Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc.
  • Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd.


Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Company[edit]

In 2012, Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Co. Ltd. was absorbed in a merger leaving Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. as the sole entity [5]


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.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ https://www.forbes.com/global2000/list/4/#header:assets_sortreverse:true
  2. ^ Author, No (11 April 2017). "Japan's top three brokerages to pare grad hiring as households shun stocks". The Japan Times. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  3. ^ Putzier, Konrad (1 September 2015). "Who Will Be Holding the Bag?". The Real Deal. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
  4. ^ https://www.daiwa-grp.jp/english/about/group/
  5. ^ http://www.daiwa-grp.jp/data/current/press-3129-attachment.pdf
  6. ^ "Is Myanmar a business opportunity bonanza?". Investvine.com. 15 January 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2013.

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