Nomura Hires Simeon Siegel as U.S. Specialty Retail Equity Analyst

      Nomura Hires Simeon Siegel as U.S. Specialty Retail Equity Analyst

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 5, 2013

NEW YORK, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nomura, Asia's global investment bank,
today announced the appointment of Simeon Siegel as a senior analyst covering
specialty retail companies in the firm's U.S. Equity Research department.
Siegel will join Nomura in late June.

"We are very excited to bring Simeon onto the team at Nomura, where he will be
a great partner to our hardlines retail analyst, Aram Rubinson, in delivering
an outstanding retail research offering," says Michael Rietbrock, Global Head
of Equity Research.

Siegel joins Nomura from J.P. Morgan, where he was a member of the #1 ranked
team in Institutional Investor's Retailing / Specialty Stores category. Prior
to joining J.P. Morgan, Siegel was with Goldman Sachs and Janney Capital

"We are committed to providing the most relevant, incisive and value-added
research to our clients," said Michael Lean and Lisa Thomas, Co-Heads of
Americas Equity Research. "Simeon will offer a fresh perspective in the
specialty retail sector, which we expect will resonate strongly with investors
in the Americas and internationally."

Equity research in the Americas currently has approximately 200 stocks under
coverage across the following sectors: financial services, technology,
software, media and telecoms, consumer, retail, industrials and basic

Nomura is currently ranked #1 for Japanese equity research by Nikkei and
Institutional Investor, #7 in Institutional Investor's All-Asia survey, #11 in
Institutional Investor's All-Europe rankings and #13 in Institutional
Investor's All-America survey.

For further information please contact:

Name                 Company   Telephone
Jonathan Hodgkinson  Nomura    +1 212 667 1484


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business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets
and investment banking). Nomura's subsidiaries in the US include Nomura
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