Nomura Hires Bob Janjuah, Kevin Gaynor for Cross-Asset Allocation Strategy

Nomura International Plc. hiredBob Janjuah and Kevin Gaynor as co-heads of cross-asset allocation strategy and Geoff Kendrick as group of 10 foreign-exchange strategist.

“Their hiring is consistent with the overall strategic plan for our business,” New York-based Michael Guarnieri, global head of fixed-income research at Nomura in New York, said in an e-mailed statement. “Nomura’s global fixed income research team now numbers over 180 client-facing research analysts in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Japan.”

Gaynor, Janjuah and Kendrick will all be based in London, Nomura said.

Janjuah was previously at Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc where he was chief market strategist and co-head of the bank’s global macro strategy unit, Nomura said. Gaynor also joins from RBS, where he was chief markets economist.

Kendrick was formerly executive director and currency strategist at UBS AG in London.

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