NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomura, Asia's global investment bank, continues to strengthen its equities franchise in the Americas and announces the appointment of Tom Jarck as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Equity Index Trading.
"Nomura continues to gain traction and share in the U.S. capital markets, and we are building on that momentum to serve our clients by expanding our product line and adding trading talent," said Samir Patel, Head of Equities, Americas.
Jarck will work alongside Jordan Farkas, Co-Head of Equity Index Trading, who has been at Nomura since 2009. Jarck will be primarily responsible for trading sector indices, ETFs and VIX-related products, an effort that will complement the firm's global equity index options franchise.
Jarck brings more than 20 years of experience in index options trading to Nomura. He most recently served as Head of Index Flow Volatility Trading at Deutsche Bank.
"We have created a strong culture of pricing and managing risk at Nomura, and Tom enhances our ability to offer liquidity and creative solutions to our clients across the spectrum of US index products," said Walter Maloney, Head of Equities Trading, Americas.
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 US 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