Nomura Strengthens Americas Equity Research with Senior Hires

        Nomura Strengthens Americas Equity Research with Senior Hires

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomura, Asia's global investment
bank, today announced that Anthony DiClemente and M. Ian Somaiya will join the
firm as Managing Directors and senior analysts covering the U.S. media &
internet and U.S. biotechnology sectors respectively.

Michael Rietbrock, Global Head of Equity Research at Nomura, said: "We are
delighted to add analysts of Anthony and Ian's caliber to the global team at
Nomura. Their appointments underscore Nomura's commitment to providing first
class equity research to investors in the Americas and around the world."

DiClemente will start at Nomura in November and joins from Barclays in New
York, where he led media and internet research.DiClemente is highly regarded
in the media and internet categories of Institutional Investor's All-America
research survey for 2012. Prior to Barclays, DiClemente was a senior analyst
at Lehman Brothers, covering broadcasting and media research.

Somaiya will also start at Nomura in November and joins from Piper Jaffray,
where he was the lead biotechnology analyst covering large and mid-to-small
cap companies. Somaiya has worked previously at Morgan Stanley and Prudential
Securities, covering large cap stocks in the biotechnology sector. His
appointment will complement Nomura's U.S. product offering, specifically the
strength of the firm's convertible bonds and equity derivatives teams.

Michael Lean, Co-Head of Americas Equity Research at Nomura, said "We continue
to provide unique market insight which investors can convert into actionable
ideas. The appointments of Anthony and Ian will enhance our value proposition
to clients who truly appreciate robust analysis in a challenging market
environment."

Nomura's global equity research franchise is strengthening its reputation and
recognition with clients. 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.

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 U.S. 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

Website: http://www.nomura.com
Contact: Jonathan Hodgkinson, Nomura, +1 212 667 1484