London, 4 December 2018: Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International), the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has appointed Jonathan Murray as Head of EMEA Equity Syndicate and Equity-linked Origination.
Murray joins to grow the Equity-linked franchise in Europe to complement the current strong momentum within Mizuho International’s equity business and its significant EMEA lending base. His role will also entail convertibles and equity syndication businesses in EMEA and Japan. Acting in the capacity of Executive Director, Murray reports to Masayuki Nomoto, Head of Equity Capital Markets & Advisory at Mizuho International plc.
Murray has joined Mizuho International from Deutsche Bank where he gained extensive responsibility for originating and executing equity-linked transactions, as well as analysing, researching and structuring convertible bonds. During his 13 year career at Deutsche Bank, he held various positions in convertible bonds and Equity-linked capital markets including Head of EMEA & APAC Convertibles Analysis and Director of Convertible Bonds and Equity-linked Capital Markets.
Commenting on the appointment, Masayuki Nomoto, Head of Equity Capital Markets & Advisory at Mizuho International said: “We are delighted that Jonathan has joined Mizuho. With his proven track record, we look forward to his contribution in enhancing our ability to provide equity solutions to our clients across EMEA and Japan. Furthermore, we are confident that his respected experience in equity-linked solutions and convertibles will prove invaluable to our clients.”
About Mizuho International plc:
Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International) is the London based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. With a primary focus on client based activities, its wide range of services includes sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, the underwriting of new issues and M&A advisory services. Mizuho International is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and LCH.Clearnet Limited.
Mizuho International also has an office in Frankfurt, Germany and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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