eFX Veteran Stephen Lynch Departs Nomura to Join Dominant Factor Indices

Nomura's executive director and eFX veteran has joined Dominant Factor Indices.

Stephen Lynch, a financial services industry executive with 20 years expertise across senior positions across electronic markets including eFX roles, has joined Dominant Factor Indices, departing his position at Nomura where he was executive director, Finance Magnates has learned.

Mr. Lynch has taken on a position in Distribution Partnerships for Dominant Factor Indices, a company that uses an automated index methodology in order to make passive investment products smarter using its unique indexing approach to benchmarking.

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Stephen Lynch Source: LinkedIn
Stephen Lynch
Source: LinkedIn

While at Nomura, Mr. Lynch held additional senior roles including as Head of GFI Electronic Markets APAC, and Futures and OTC Clearing, as well as within the firm’s Fixed Income Division in Asia-Pacific, according to a LinkedIn profile description.

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Before joining Nomura, Mr. Lynch helped develop the EFX franchise for BNP Paribas Singapore including spearheading sales, client services and an EFX Strategy including venue connectivity.

Mr. Lynch also worked at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in London managing rates and electronic credit market product development, before returning to Asia where he was responsible for both onshore and offshore local markets, including options, rates, credit pricing and e-distribution strategy, according to a LinkedIn profile description.

Earlier on in his carrer, Mr. Lynch worked for Merrill Lynch International as business manager (BM) to the COO of EEMEA and as well as for the global head European Government, and was involved in credit bond trading for a 5 year period. He also held roles as Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust, as part of his 20 year long career in financial services.

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