Daiwa named IFR's Yen Bond House of the Year

18 January 2012

Daiwa Capital Markets has been named IFR's Yen Bond House of the Year. The accolade recognises the firm's excellence in the market and is widely regarded to be the pre-eminent yen bond award. This follows Daiwa's success in the EuroWeek Awards in 2011 when it was named Best Uridashi Dealer and Best Supra/Agency Yen House.

IFR's Editors commented: "In an increasingly globalised world, one Japanese house unashamedly rediscovered its core strength in yen as an independent investment bank, using this as a stepping stone to other markets. For its rise back to prominence in a busy year, while creating opportunities for both buyers and sellers and underlining its cross-linked execution capabilities, Daiwa Capital Markets is IFR’s Yen Bond House of the Year."

IFR is published by Thomson Reuters and its annual awards are regarded as the "Oscars of the financial markets." Daiwa was also recognised for its role as joint lead manager in Panasonic's 500 billion yen issue, winning the Yen Bond of the Year award.

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Note to editors:

Daiwa Capital Markets (www.daiwacm.com/uk) is the wholly-owned investment banking arm of Daiwa Securities Group. The award winning firm provides integrated financial services including brokerage, capital raising, IPOs, M&A and other creative financial solutions to clients through a network of more than 20 offices across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North America. Corporate finance and M&A advisory services are provided in Europe through DC Advisory (www.dcadvisory.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited.

 

Daiwa Securities Group (www.daiwa-grp.jp/english) is one of the largest brokerage and banking groups in Japan and employs approximately 14,000 professionals worldwide providing comprehensive financial services, including retail brokerage, investment banking and asset management. Daiwa Securities Group has been in continuous operation in the financial services industry since 1902.

 

For more details, please contact:

Paul Lyon, Head of Communication & Marketing
Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited
5 King William Street, London, EC4N 7AX

+44 (0)20 7597 8109

MediaRelations@uk.daiwacm.com

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