Summit Notebook

from Clare Baldwin:

Nomura banker says singing for karaoke only

November 17, 2009

Takeo Sumino, chief operating officer of Nomura Holding America Inc, wants to make one thing clear: neither he nor his Tokyo colleagues are into the habit of breaking into song first thing in the morning at the office.

Nomura: Lehman taking shape

July 8, 2009

Nomura’s takeover of Lehman Brothers’ European and Asia businesses is yielding results, and concerns the Japanese bank will struggle to¬†marry cultures is misplaced, according to the man who drove the deal.