About Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited
Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd., an investment banking joint venture 60% owned by Daiwa Securities Group Inc. and 40% by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. The company has been established in London since 1980. As a part of its overall business strategy Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited has built a pan-European and Middle East office network: in addition to its headquarters in London, the company has branch offices in Frankfurt, Geneva, Paris, Milan, Madrid and Bahrain. Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited is regulated by the Financial Services Authority and is a member of the London Stock Exchange.
The principal activities of Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited relate to the underwriting and managing of new issues, through to the trading and sales of securities in the secondary market. The company offers a wide spectrum of financial services from its main divisions: equity, fixed income, investment banking, derivatives and M&A. On behalf of its clients the company can bring to bear the enormous strengths of the Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Japan's second largest full-service integrated securities group, and the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, one of Japan's leading banking groups. Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe Limited is set to become a major force in the European investment banking sector focusing on Japanese-related business for both corporate and institutional investors.