Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Dec 17 2010 | 12:47am ET
Just a week ago, Tim Wannenmacher laid out his plans to make Nomura Holdings the dominant prime broker in Japan. Today, he's out of a job.
Wannenmacher has left the bank, where he has served as global head of prime services, Financial News reports. He has worked at Nomura for just over two years, joining the firm along with the rest of Lehman Brothers' European and Asian operations.
It is unclear what led to Wannenmacher's abrupt departure. Just last week, he told Asian Investor of Nomura's plan to become the biggest prime broker for Japanese strategies.
Wannenmacher has been the sole head of Nomura's prime brokerage since May, when he and fellow Lehman executive Gunner Burkhart were named co-heads of the group. Burkhart has since moved on to become global head of senior relationship management.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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