Instinet Incorporated

Instinet Incorporated, through its brokerage subsidiaries (collectively, "Instinet"), provides technologically advanced, agency-model brokerage services to institutional clients worldwide.

As the wholly-owned execution services arm of Nomura Group, Instinet seeks to add value across the investment life cycle, providing: Research and Insights – boutique US Equity Research, Quant Strategies and technical analysis, as well as Market and Sales Commentary; Trading Services – a suite of smart, and flexible electronic trading strategies and experienced high-touch trading teams across equities and derivatives; Liquidity Venues – crossing pools in multiple regions offering opportunities for block-like execution; and Workflow Solutions – offering award-winning, customizable desktop platforms such as Newport® EMS, a suite of Trading Analytics, and Plazma®, a Research Payment and Commission Management system. Instinet helps institutional investors create, protect and capture alpha, reduce complexity, and lower overall trading costs to ultimately improve investment performance.

Over the course of its almost 50 year history, Instinet has been a pioneer in electronic trading, creating of an array of now industry-standard technologies and the world’s first major electronic trading venue. For more information on how Instinet’s commitment to being nimble and innovative helps clients every day.



Capital Markets

Company size

501-1,000 employees


New York, NY


Public Company




Agency Brokerage, Electronic Trading, Multi-asset trading, Algorithmic Trading, High Touch Trading, Broker Services, Low Latency Trading, Commission Management, US Equity Research, Market Structure Commentary, Execution Management System, Crossing Pools, Block Trading, Trading Analytics, Quantitative Investment Strategies, and Technical Analysis