Nomura’s Rising U.S. Team

Nomura Holdings, Inc., a Japanese financial holding company, is the only international standalone investment bank that has incomparable access from, to, and within Asia. From their long history of growing financial markets in Japan and by fostering their growth all around the world to countries like the United States, Nomura holds a remarkably impressive network with clients and businesses across the globe.

Evan Katz -Nomura Holdings

According to a recent article published by FINalternatives, “Nomura has added two new executives to its U.S. prime finance team as the prime brokerage industry continues to restructure in the wake of regulatory changes,” (Nomura Strengthens North American Prime Finance Team). That being said, Nomura’s reputation and publicity in the U.S.’s financial world will be increasingly stronger in upcoming years – perhaps even months.

Nomura has named Ryan Donaldson the new executive director of their hedge fund financing in the U.S. after working at Goldman Sachs for eighteen years. In addition, “Walt Kingsberry is joining Nomura as a vice president, focusing on special situations.  He was most recently an equity options trader at ED&F Man and started at Nomura in February,” (FINalternatives, Nomura Strengthens North American Prime Finance Team). These employment changes are said to show Nomura’s consistent perseverance when it comes to enhancing their prime client offering with a focus on furthering their strength from the East to the West.

For more information regarding Nomura’s rising financial team in the United States, please read FINalternatives article here.

AIMA’s New Article on Hedge Funds & Finance

New AIMA paper study entitled,“Hedge Funds Step Up Financing of the Economy” explains the role of non-bank finance, which involves funds that provide direct lending and operate predominately in the US. The article explains:

“Outside of the US, bank deleveraging in Europe is creating an opportunity for institutional and private investors to expand direct lending to a range of sectors, and there are plenty of new approaches and structures emerging. Increased activity from capital markets as opposed to lending through traditional bank lending channels has produced material benefits. Included among these are increased market liquidity, a
greater diversity of funding sources and a more efficient allocation of risk among investors,”
(AIMA, Hedge Funds Step Up Financing of the Economy)

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