Japan-based Nomura has announced five senior hires to its Americas Investment Banking arm.
Based in New York, the hires are:
- Aaron Dannenberg has joined as a managing director and head of private debt solutions within client financing & solutions. He holds more than 23 years of investment banking and principal investing experience and was previously head of debt originations at Cezch Asset management. In addition, he had worked at Houlihan Lokey and Citi;
- Meir Lewis becomes a managing director and head of the financial institutions group, Americas. He has 20 years of investment banking experience. He joins from Deutsche Bank and had also worked at Morgan Stanley and Citi;
- Vince Lambert becomes managing director in the healthcare group. With more than 25 years of experience, he was a partner at MTS Health Partners. He also held roles at Bank of America, CS First Boston, and Dean Witter Reynolds;
- Simon Paciura has been appointed executive director in the financial institutions group. Prior to joining Nomura, he worked at Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan, and
- Gordon Mackay will be executive director in the industrials group. He has more than 13 years of investment banking experience with a focus on industrial technology and services companies. Mackay previously worked at Citi, UBS, and JPMorgan.
“We are excited to welcome these talented individuals to our Americas platform,” said Mike Rintoul, head of Americas Investment Banking. “Nomura remains committed to strengthening our investment banking presence in the Americas while also expanding our product set to provide holistic solutions for our clients. Each of these individuals has the experience and expertise to deliver significant value to our clients and meaningfully contribute to our growth.”
In January 2020, Nomura said it intended to hire dozens of private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore to strengthen its Asia wealth management business outside of Japan.
The plan is to boost the relationship manager headcount in these two markets from 57 to 100 in three years.