NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomura, Asia's global investment bank, confirms that Tony Volpon, Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets Research for the Americas, will join the Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) as Deputy-Governor in charge of International Affairs.
Mr. Volpon joined Nomura's Fixed Income research team in September 2009 with a specific focus on Brazil and Latin America.
"We are proud that one of our senior analysts has been recognized for his expertise and appointed to a prestigious position within Brazil's central bank," said Jens Nordvig, Head of Fixed Income Research Americas and Global Head of Currency Strategy. "During his time at the firm, Tony built a strong following with clients and the media. He was instrumental in the production of best-in-class analysis and was central to the successful development of the firm's research platform," he added.
Benito Berber, Executive Director, assumed Mr. Volpon's coverage duties when the BCB nomination was announced.
Nomura's global Fixed Income research teams comprise industry experts covering all major markets and regions including Asia, Europe, Japan, Latin America and North America.
As a leading Asia-based investment bank with a truly integrated global platform, Nomura is uniquely placed to observe and analyse global capital flows and is consistently recognized by clients for its market insights, strategic advice and efficient execution.
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