Nomura named James Kern as head of global finance FIG and specialty finance investment banking for the Americas. [Marketwatch]
RBC Capital Markets hired Mark Preston as head of its UK advisory business.
Alternative asset manager Investcorp named David Bruce as a managing director and co-head of North America institutional sales for its hedge fund business. [PR Newswire]
Janus Capital Group named Edward DeMarino as vice president and director of financial institutions. [Trading Markets]
SkyBridge Capital appointed Peter Carey as a managing director and head of its hedge fund solutions business for institutional investors. [Hedgeweek]
Aldermore, a UK bank backed by Morgan Stanley and AnaCap, named ex-Barclays director David Arculus chairman. [Reuters]