Nomura (NMR) is in preliminary talks with big private equity firms, including KKR and TPG, about...

|About: KKR (KKR)|By:, SA News Editor

Nomura (NMR) is in preliminary talks with big private equity firms, including KKR and TPG, about the possible sale of its domestic businesses. According to the Financial Times, the bank is considering selling Nomura Real Estate and Nomura Research Institute - its consulting, information technology and research arm - in an effort to shore up its balance sheet. Shares +0.5% AH.