Nomura Strengthens Equities Product Offering in the Americas

         Nomura Strengthens Equities Product Offering in the Americas

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 30, 2013

NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nomura, Asia's global investment bank,
continues to strengthen its equities franchise in the Americas and announces
the appointment of Tom Jarck as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Equity
Index Trading.

"Nomura continues to gain traction and share in the U.S. capital markets, and
we are building on that momentum to serve our clients by expanding our product
line and adding trading talent," said Samir Patel, Head of Equities, Americas.

Jarck will work alongside Jordan Farkas, Co-Head of Equity Index Trading, who
has been at Nomura since 2009. Jarck will be primarily responsible for
trading sector indices, ETFs and VIX-related products, an effort that will
complement the firm's global equity index options franchise.

Jarck brings more than 20 years of experience in index options trading to
Nomura. He most recently served as Head of Index Flow Volatility Trading at
Deutsche Bank.

"We have created a strong culture of pricing and managing risk at Nomura, and
Tom enhances our ability to offer liquidity and creative solutions to our
clients across the spectrum of US index products," said Walter Maloney, Head
of Equities Trading, Americas.

Nomura

Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asia-based
investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of
innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual,
institutional, corporate and government clients through an international
network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in
Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura has a unique understanding of Asia
that enables the company to make a difference for clients through three
business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets
and investment banking). Nomura's subsidiaries in the US include Nomura
Securities International, Inc. (a member of SIPC) and Nomura Corporate
Research and Asset Management Inc. For further information about Nomura,
please visit www.nomura.com



SOURCE Nomura

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Contact: Jonathan Hodgkinson, Nomura, +1 212 667 1484