<strong>Deloitte</strong><br />The professional services firm has appointed Mark Carter and Nick Seaver, pictured, to partner in its UK security, privacy and resilience group.<br /><br />Carter joined the firm in 2005, having previously worked for Accenture and BSkyB. Seaver joined in 2002 as a security, technology and control specialist, focusing on the financial services sector.<br /><br /><strong>Nomura </strong><br />The Japanese bank has hired Carlo Saba and Tatiana Poliakova to its credit flow sales and trading team and Jim McCormick to its fixed income research division.<br /><br />Saba joins as an executive director and head of loan trading from JP Morgan, while Poliakova comes from BNP Paribas as an executive director specialising in loan sales.<br /><br />McCormick, who was previously head of FX strategy at Citigroup, will run the bank&rsquo;s fixed income research team in Europe.<br /><br /><strong>Deutsche Bank</strong><br />The bank has appointed Ram Nayak as head of global markets structuring.<br /><br />Nayak, who also becomes a member of the global markets executive committee, will take responsibility for the bank&rsquo;s multi-asset class structuring capabilities. <br /><br />He joins from Credit Suisse, where he was most recently global head of emerging markets and was also previously head of EMEA structuring.<br /><br /><strong>Sovereign Capital</strong><br />The UK private equity buy and build specialist has appointed Richard Taylor as assistant director in its investment team.<br /><br />Taylor joins from Octopus Private Equity, where he established and headed up the firm&rsquo;s Leeds office, leading deals in the lower-mid market. Prior to that, he spent seven years at YFM Group.