Mizuho Expands its Technology Sector Coverage and Financial Institutions Group with the Hiring of Bankers Ronald DiPrete and Andy Laszlo

July 16, 2019

New York, July 16, 2019 – Mizuho Americas today announced the hiring of bankers Ronald DiPrete and Andy Laszlo to expand its coverage of the technology sector. DiPrete reports to Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Co-Heads Chris Hall and Richard Gallivan, with an additional reporting line to Head of Mizuho's Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Diane Ferguson. Laszlo reports to Head of US Equity Capital Markets Josh Weismer. Both are based in New York. 

DiPrete most recently served as head of financial technology & technology services investment banking at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to that, he was co-head of financial technology investment banking at Sandler O’Neill + Partners and held roles at Deutsche Bank Securities.

Laszlo most recently served as head of TMT equity capital markets at investment bank SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Prior to that, he was managing director, head of corporate underwriting & business development at Lazard Capital Markets. He previously held positions at Bank of America Securities and Lehman Brothers and began his career as a litigator for two Philadelphia law firms.

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, 2018, 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
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