Nomura hires Melvyn Boey from BofA Merrill

The Japanese bank poaches a managing director, Melvyn Boey, from Bank of America Merrill Lynch for its equity team in Asia ex-Japan.
Nomura has cut a small number of mostly junior analysts in Asia in recent weeks, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Nomura has cut a small number of mostly junior analysts in Asia in recent weeks, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Nomura has made another senior hire from Bank of America Merrill Lynch for its regional equities team ex-Japan, according to people familiar with the matter.

Melvyn Boey, BofA Merrill’s Southeast Asia strategist and a managing director based in Singapore, will shortly be joining Nomura.

At Nomura, Boey will be reunited with Yasuhiro Fujiwara, who also has a background with BofA Merrill. Fujiwara joined Nomura in March this year as head of equities for Asia ex-Japan and head of equity derivatives trading for Asia-Pacific .

Before he left BofA Merrill in October 2011 Fujiwara was co-head of...

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