Nomura divests semiconductor packaging substrate maker shares

August 6, 2011 — Nomura Principal Finance Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings Inc., transferred all the shares it owns in Eastern Co. Ltd. to Eastern. The sale is in accordance with a resolution of the shareholders’ meeting of Eastern held on June 29, 2011, regarding its share repurchase plan.

Established in 1961, Eastern manufactures and sells semiconductor packaging substrates and electronic equipment such as power supply units.

With production bases in Japan and China, Eastern had capital of 3,500 million yen and employed 1,217 people as of the end of March 2011.

Nomura is a leading financial services group and the Asia-based investment bank with global reach. For further information about Nomura, please visit

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