Japan's

Nomura Holdings

plans to pay $225 million for the Asian operations of

Lehman Brothers

, according to a media report.

Nomura, which won the auction for Lehman's Asian business Monday, will acquire the equities and investment banking operations of Lehman across Asia, but not its balance sheet, the

Wall Street Journal

reports.

Lehman employs almost 3,000 people in the Asia Pacific region.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.