Mizuho Wins Two 2018 Markets Choice Women in Finance Awards

December 10, 2018

New York, December 7, 2018 – Mizuho Americas today announced that Lindsey Burik, managing director and head of electronic trading, and Amanda Asali, strategy group vice president, have won 2018 Markets Choice Women in Finance Awards for “Excellence in Trading Platforms” and “Rising Star” categories respectively at a recent gala event in New York.

Three other Mizuho Americas women were shortlisted for awards: Julie Grossman, managing director and counsel in the Legal category; Traci Creange, managing director and head of US floating rate note credit trading in the Top Traders category; and Kirsten Halvorsen, associate in Debt Capital Markets in the Rising Star category.

Nominees for the awards are suggested by readers of Markets Media and Traders Magazine, with shortlists and winners determined by the editorial staffs of the two platforms in conjunction with the Women in Finance Advisory Board.

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 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
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Laura London
Assistant Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1- 212-282-4446
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