We provide world-class service in Japanese equity and equity-linked products to corporate and institutional clients. Backed by best in class Japanese investment banking and equity research operations in Japan, we provide research sales, trading and corporate access services to institutional clients, mainly in the European time zone.
Our London equity sales and trading team aims to fully capitalise on our strength and presence in the local market. With the help of our 40-strong trading team we are able to provide bespoke trading, execution and analytics solutions to our clients. Our blocks team benefits from some of the best relationships in corporate Japan and allows our clients access to additional liquidity. Combined with our electronic and high touch sales trading services, this liquidity provides for some of the highest crossing results in the market.
Our corporate access team brings the best pipeline of corporate clients for meetings with European investors. Most importantly, our equity research is one of the deepest in its class, providing written research on more than 500 companies, with over 30 published sector analysts, economist, technical and quantitative analysts and strategists. Many of our analysts are highly ranked in Institutional Investor and Nikkei Veritas surveys.
Our team in London includes some of the most experienced professionals in the Japanese market, with some of the most diverse backgrounds. Many have lived in Japan and are well respected in the financial community. Our unique strength in Japan and experience in London combine to allow us to assist our clients in their research and execution needs by providing extra liquidity, as well as facilitating communication between our clients and a large number of high quality analysts and corporates.