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Japanese Banking Group Bolsters Emerging Market Team In Americas

Tom Burroughes Group Editor 18 November 2015

Japanese Banking Group Bolsters Emerging Market Team In Americas

The Japan-headquartered banking and investment house has added a trio of emerging market specialists.

Nomura has hired three managing directors in its emerging markets business in the Americas, the Japanese financial services giant said.

Karan Madan joined as MD and head of emerging markets, Americas. In this role, he will oversee the building out and development of the firm's EM macro, credit flow and structured products businesses in the region. Madan was most recently at Barclays where he was regional head of Latin America and head of Latin America fixed income, currencies and commodities trading. He has also held roles at Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch.

JP Alvarado has joined Nomura as MD and head of Latin America credit trading. Alvarado was most recently in a similar role at Barclays, where he spent 13 years. During his tenure there, he managed all Latin America credit trading, including sovereign, corporate, cash and derivatives. 

Siobhan Morden has been appointed as MD and head of Latin America fixed income strategy. She previously held a similar role at Jefferies. Prior to this, she was head of Latin America strategy and research at Royal Bank of Scotland.

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