London, 20 July 2021: Mizuho Bank, Ltd (Mizuho Bank), the banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group, has bolstered its leveraged capital markets franchise in Europe with the hire of Jeremy Laurier into its International Acquisition Finance business. Laurier will commence the role during July.
Laurier joins from Natixis, where he spent six years overseeing the distribution of leveraged loans to the European market. Laurier will report to James Brown in London. The hire follows a number of recent senior additions to the leverage loan underwriting and sales and trading businesses at Mizuho. Last month Rob Lepone joined to oversee the loans/special sits trading business in EMEA and a senior CLO sales hire will be announced in the coming weeks.
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 March 31, 2019, its total assets were $1.8 trillion.
Learn more about Mizuho in EMEA: www.mizuhogroup.com/emea
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