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Jefferies Said to Hire Nomura Trader Jobst for Emerging Markets

  • Ed Jobst is a Jefferies managing director based in New York
  • Jobst is among Nomura's Latin America team joining bank

Jefferies Group hired Ed Jobst as a managing director in its emerging-market trading group as part of a broader acquisition of Nomura Holdings Inc.’s Latin America team, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Jobst, who’s rejoining the investment bank after leaving in 2012 to trade Latin American bonds at Nomura, started Nov. 2 in New York, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing personnel. He’ll trade Argentine and Venezuelan debt, the person said.