December 09, 2009 05:00 ET

Nomura Hires Top Ranked Analyst to Head European Capital Goods Research

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2009) - Nomura, the global investment bank, is pleased to announce that Michael Hagmann is joining the firm as a Managing Director in January 2010 to head Capital Goods, Aerospace and Defence equity research for EMEA.

Michael is a prominent figure in capital goods research, covering the sector for over 15 years. He has been ranked highly in past Institutional Investor surveys, achieving top three rankings in 2004, 2005 and 2006. He now returns to the sell-side after leaving UBS in 2007 when he became a partner in the industrials boutique, H2W.

"Michael Hagmann is the latest in a long line of high profile Nomura research hires. We have hired new team heads this year in Capital Goods, Oils, Pharma, Business Services, Leisure and Transport with the explicit target of becoming a top-three house for European research in the near future," said Paul Norris, Nomura's Head of European Equity Research. "We continue to look for star hires and will add further strength and depth to our research teams next year," he added.

Nomura has a strong research heritage in Japan and the firm's enhanced research product for Europe, Middle East and Africa was launched in October 2008, incorporating full coverage of all major industry sectors.

Nomura is consistently placed in the top ranks for Japanese equity research and is committed to reaching a similar position in Europe and the Asia region outside of Japan.


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