Credit Suisse First Boston in Singapore has just brought aboard Jeremy Brest, head of North Asia technology research at Nomura in Seoul, as a regional markets derivatives structurer. Brest reports to Carl Bautista, director and head of structuring in Singapore. Bautista could not be reached. Brest declined to comment on the move.
At Nomura Brest reported to Paul Bates, head of technology research. Bates has recently left the firm. Prior to his stint at Nomura, Brest worked in the fixed income swaps group at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, New York, and Tokyo.