Mizuho Continues Fixed Income Expansion with Senior Credit Trading Appointment

June 6, 2017

New York – Mizuho Americas today announced the addition of Traci Creange to its fixed income team as Managing Director and Head of US Floating Rate Note (FRN) Credit Trading. In her new role, Creange will be responsible for trading all maturities and sectors across the floating rate note complex for Mizuho’s growing US client base. 

“Mizuho continues to invest in its fixed income trading platform and credit products remain a critical area of focus for the firm,” said Thomas Hartnett, Head of Fixed Income Sales & Trading for Mizuho Americas. “Traci’s strong product expertise and network of client relationships significantly enhances our capability in FRNs and further demonstrates our commitment to this important market segment.”

Creange comes to Mizuho with nearly fifteen years of senior credit trading experience at firms including Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies and Bear Stearns. She most recently served as head FRN trader for Deutsche Bank before rejoining Mizuho, having previously served as an Executive Director in investment grade credit trading from 2011-2014.

Her firms have been ranked the number one counterparties for FRNs by MarketAxess seven out of the last eight years (2009-2014, 2016). She was also listed in Greenwich Associates’ “Most Helpful Traders in Investment Grade Credit" in 2014. Creange holds a BA from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from NYU.

Creange’s appointment builds on several recent additions to Mizuho’s growing US fixed income sales and trading platform across derivatives, credit and securitized products. 

About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 56,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. At the end of 2016, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at mizuho-fg.co.jp/english.  

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