J.P. Morgan Hires Senior Bank Analyst, Rie Nishihara

May 02, 2016

Tokyo -J.P. Morgan announces the appointment of Rie Nishihara as a senior analyst covering the bank sector as of May 1, 2016.

Nishihara joined J.P. Morgan from the Equity Research Department of Mizuho Securities where she was a senior analyst covering the banking sector and also the Head of their Financials Team. She is highly rated by investors in Japan and abroad - she was the second best bank analyst (her team was number one) in the 2016 Institutional Investors Ranking and was ranked number four in the latest Nikkei Veritas Analyst Ranking. Prior to joining Mizuho, she built her career at the Bank of Japan, working in various areas including the Research and Statistics, Financial System and Bank Examination and International Departments.

“We are pleased to welcome Nishihara who has extensive research experience and a strong track record in the broad financial market analysis. Domestic and international investors are looking for research views based not only on the quality of bank management and earnings analysis but also considering monetary policy implications. With her appointment, our research platform will be further strengthened as we continue providing value-added research and ideas to our clients,” said Hisashi Moriyama, head of Japan Equity Research.

“J.P. Morgan’s equity research has a solid global network with senior analysts covering more than 3,700 companies globally,” said Sunil Garg, the head of International Equity Research in Asia and EMEA. “We are delighted to have a top-ranked bank analyst in Japan and will continue focusing on delivering the best research to our clients in Japan and around the globe.”

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