Nomura Forms New Group to Support Sustainable Technology, Infrastructure Efforts

Published on: 3 March 2022 12:01 PM
by KnowESG

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Nomura Holdings, a financial holding company, announced the formation of a new group to support and strengthen its ESG, sustainable technology and infrastructure efforts. The group "Global Greentech Industrials and Infrastructure" was formed by combining the Nomura Greentech arm in the U.S. and Zurich with its energy, infrastructure and industrial teams in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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PJ Deschenes, Duncan Williams and Damien Saur will lead the Global Greentech Industrials and Infrastructure (GII). They will also work with a regional leader, Andrew Horn, in the Americas. Meanwhile, Alex Wotton, Anoop Chaudhry and Daisuke Miyazaki will lead the EMEA, Asia ex-Japan and Japan operations.

There are a couple of tweaks in leading positions, including the relocation of Enrico Zini from Zurich to Singapore and Sandeep Sandhu from San Fransisco to Singapore.

In total, the group will have around 150 bankers for sustainable materials, renewable energy, agtech, advanced transportation, energy transformation technology, water technology, environment services and technologies, and digital infrastructure.

“ESG and sustainability are themes impacting many of our core industries, and clients need expert global advice to seize growth opportunities and manage amidst increasing climate and environmental risks,” Nomura’s global head of investment banking Masahiro Goto and global co-head of investment banking, Jeff McDermott wrote.