London, 1 December 2021: Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International), the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, today announced the appointment of Abrar Hussain as Head of MENA Debt Capital Markets, effective 28 November 2021. Hussain will be based at Mizuho International’s DIFC Branch.
Working alongside colleagues across Mizuho’s corporate and investment banking operations in MENA and globally, Hussain will play a key role in Mizuho’s continued growth strategy across the Middle East and North Africa with a focus on primary bond markets.
Hussain has over 20 years’ DCM and derivative experience across multiple client sectors and regions, most recently at Crédit Agricole as Head of MENA DCM.
Commenting on the appointment, Guy Reid, Head of EMEA Primary Debt said, “We are delighted to welcome Abrar to Mizuho. His client relationships and breadth of experience, both regionally and internationally, will be invaluable as Mizuho continues to expand its primary bond offering in MENA”.
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. 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 31 March 2019, its total assets were US$1.8 trillion.
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