NOMURA News Release

Nomura Hires Curt Woodworth as Senior Analyst for Metals & Mining in US Equity Research

New York, July 6, 2011 – Nomura, the global investment bank, announced today that Curt Woodworth will join as a senior analyst covering the Metals & Mining sector in the firm's US Equity Research department, pending regulatory approvals.

Woodworth will be based in New York and will join from Macquarie Securities, where he was a senior analyst with lead coverage of the Metals & Mining sector. He was ranked #1 in the 2011 Greenwich Associates survey for his coverage of Coal stocks and #2 in Non-ferrous Metals. He was ranked #3 by Greenwich in 2010 in the overall Metals & Mining category.

"Curt's work is of the highest caliber, and he will be a great addition to our research team in the US," said Michael Rietbrock, executive responsible for Nomura's Equity Research and Investor Sales businesses in the Americas. "We're growing a research platform that is intensely focused on quality, and client impact, as illustrated today by Curt's hire."

"Curt will add to the strength of our global Metals & Mining research team, complementing recent hires in Europe and Australia," said Paul Norris, Head of Global Markets Research. "His hire represents another important step forward for Nomura's growing global research franchise."

Hiring outstanding talent exemplifies Nomura's commitment to developing its US business. Nomura offers leading fixed-income, economic and quantitative research, and is currently expanding its capital markets and investment banking businesses in the Americas.


For further information please contact:

Name Company Telephone
Peter Truell Nomura +1 212 667 9971
Jonathan Hodgkinson Nomura +1 212 667 1484


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