A Strategic Partnership with American Century Investments


In 2016 Nomura Holdings acquired a 41% economic interest in American Century Companies, Inc. This is a strategic investment by Nomura that will allow our firm to access and leverage American Century Investment’s significant asset management capabilities, which will help us to further develop investment solutions for our clients worldwide.

Managing Money, Making An Impact
American Century Investments® (ACI) is a leading asset management firm founded by James E. Stowers in 1958. ACI is focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives.

Prosper With Purpose™

  • Jim Stowers Jr., the founder of American Century, and his wife Virginia established and endowed the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a world-class biomedical research organization dedicated to uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of genetically based diseases, like cancer.
  • The Stowers Institute for Medical Research owns a controlling interest in American Century, and through this unique ownership structure, our dividend payments ensure the ongoing support of important work that can improve human health and save lives. Since 2000, those payments have totaled nearly $2.0 billion.