Joint-Head of APAC Equity Research / Head of APAC Industrials Research, Nomura
Katsushi Saito is Head of Asia-Pacific industrial and machinery research. He aims to provide investment ideas based on a two-pronged approach: top-down analysis to anticipate global economic cycles based on macro indicators and bottom-up analysis based on company-specific competitive capabilities and growth strategies. Katsushi joined Nomura Research Institute in 1988. He gained experience researching unlisted companies, consulting on IPOs, and conducting equity research on German companies in Frankfurt before becoming an analyst covering the Japanese machinery sector in 1996.