Nomura bought controversial Venezuelan bonds at discount: WSJ

Jun 1, 2017

Nomura bought controversial Venezuelan bonds at discount: WSJ

Japanese investment bank Nomura Securities bought about $100 million worth of Venezuelan government bonds last week as part of the same transaction that has landed Goldman Sachs Group in the middle of a political storm, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Nomura’s trading ...

Goldman Sachs hires Japan's rugby alchemist Eddie Jones

Nov 27, 2015

Goldman Sachs hires Japan's rugby alchemist Eddie Jones

England’s new rugby coach Eddie Jones has been hired as an adviser by Goldman Sachs in Japan in the hope he can reproduce the Midas touch he showed at the World Cup. The 55-year-old Australian, who recently led Japan’s Brave Blossoms to three victories ...

/ Jan 21, 2014

Goldman alumni to open fund

Golvis Investment, founded by three former Goldman Sachs Group managing directors, plans to open its Japan-focused multistrategy hedge fund to investors this quarter, two sources said. Golvis Asia Opportunities Fund returned almost 2 percent in the first two weeks of January, said the sources, ...

Bar for pre-crisis bankers falls on hard times

Jan 7, 2014

Bar for pre-crisis bankers falls on hard times

Heartland, the bar in Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills complex where bankers from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. partied before the 2008 financial crisis, has shut its doors after more than a decade. The bar, downstairs from the Japan headquarters of Goldman ...

Nov 23, 2013

Japan's yakuza woes return to the silver screen

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Hollywood has long fetishized Japanese gangsters, with their full-body tattoos, missing pinkies and harems of buxom groupies. Ever since Sydney Pollack’s “The Yakuza” in 1974, the colorful mafiosi have provided regular fodder for directors including Ridley Scott and Quentin Tarantino. Curiously, studios are again ...