Catalano joins the firm on 15th October and will report to Graeme Pearson, Head of Equity Research, EMEA.
Catalano joins Nomura from Schroders Investment Management, where he was Global Resources Analyst and a senior portfolio manager for the Global Natural Resources equity fund. He was recently voted among the top five buy side metals & mining analysts by Extel.
'Sam is a highly respected analyst, and his appointment builds on Nomura’s commitment to providing high-quality, differentiated sector content to our buy-side clients', said Graeme Pearson. 'Sam is one of a number of hires we have made in the Global Resources space over the last year, underlining our focus on this important sector'.
Catalano brings 12 years’ industry experience to the role. He started his career as a mining engineer, before moving into equity research as part of the number one rated Australian mining team at Macquarie Bank in 2003. He moved to Europe in 2006 with Morgan Stanley and then moved back to Macquarie to run the European mining team.
Catalano holds a first class degree in mining engineering from the University of Queensland.