Nomura has been on a hiring spree as it fights for a larger share of Asia’s fiercely contested structured products market. And it has no plans to stop: more hires and a push into China are on the cards for 2019.
This year the bank intends to recruit between five and 15 structuring and solution sales specialists in Asia ex-Japan, says Rob Webb, who heads Nomura’s equity products unit in the region. The unit has already added 20 staff, mostly traders, in the past 12 months.
One of Webb’s goals