SIENA, Italy, April 26 Italian prosecutors have
frozen around 140 million euros ($182 million) of assets in
Italy from a unit of Nomura Holdings as part of an
ongoing legal dispute over a derivatives financing deal with
Monte dei Paschi, a source close to the case said.
Nomura Chief Financial Officer Shigesuke Kashiwagi said on
Friday that it had been informed on April 23 that an order to
freeze Nomura Bank International's (NBI) assets in Italy had
"Around 140 million euros in receivables and cash were
frozen," the source said referring to the April 23 order.
($1 = 0.7689 euros)
(Reporting by Silvia Ognibene, editing by Paola Arosio)