Nomura Appoints Executive Chairman Of Nomura In Australia

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Nomura has announced the appointment of Peter Meurer as Executive Chairman of Nomura in Australia.

Meurer joined Nomura in November 2009 as Chairman of Investment Banking, Australia, prior to which he was Vice Chairman of Citi Australia and Managing Director, Corporate Broking. Meurer has over 35 years’ experience in the investment banking and stock broking industries and has been involved in most of Australia’s noteworthy IPOs, as well as debt capital markets deals and as a strategic advisor for landmark transactions with a list of blue chip clients.

'Peter is one of Australia’s most seasoned and respected investment bankers and his appointment as Executive Chairman of Nomura in Australia underpins the firm’s commitment to building a robust business in the Australian market to further consolidate its position as Asia’s global investment bank', said Minoru Shinohara, Nomura’s CEO, Asia ex-Japan.

'In addition to the key role that Peter has played in winning investment banking mandates in Australia for the firm, he has also been instrumental in establishing the Nomura Advisory Board in Australia, which recently saw the appointment of Michael Ullmer as the third member', said Hiroyuki Nishikawa, CEO of Nomura’s Australian operation.

Prior to Citi, Meurer was Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Corporate Broking at Merrill Lynch and before that, Vice Chairman of McIntosh/Baring Securities. He holds an MBA from RMIT.

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