Nomura, one of the world’s largest investment groups, has elevated Anant Swarup to the role of Head of Emerging Markets (EM) Macro for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) with immediate effect, Finance Magnates has learned.
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Mr. Swarup is no stranger to Nomura, having originally joined the group back in 2008. During the course of his tenure, he has focused on several different functions and areas, including derivatives, rates, and macros. His most recent role at the group included a stint as its Managing Director, Head of North Asian Rates and Non Linear Rates, whilst based out of Singapore for nearly six years.
Prior to this role, he also worked as the Executive Director, Head of Yen Derivatives and UST Trading, Asia-Pacific (APAC), dating back to 2008. Additional roles also include time spent at Lehman Brothers as its Vice President (VP) and Head of Non Yen Trading – Japan as well as a key player in its Yen Rates/Exotics Trading desk, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
In his new role as the Head of EM in EMEA, Mr. Swarup will be based out of London, and will be reporting to Yukata Nakajima, Nomura’s Head of Global Markets, EMEA as well as Rig Karkhanis, Head of Global Markets – Singapore.