Ex-Lehman banker to head M&A at J.P. Morgan

In moving to J.P. Morgan, Shibata joins a long line of former Lehman employees in Japan who have left after the takeover by Nomura.

J.P. Morgan has hired former Lehman Brothers banker Masaru Shibata to head its mergers and acquisitions and advisory business in Japan, according to a press release.

Assuming the title of managing director, Shibata will start his new job on November 17. He was most recently head of MA and co-head of corporate coverage at Lehman in Tokyo. When the US investment bankÆs Asia-Pacific operations were taken over by Nomura at the end of September following its bankruptcy filing, Shibata...

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