London, 20 September 2022: Mizuho International, the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, has announced the appointment of Hernan Quipildor, effective 19 September 2022, as Head of Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO) Origination and Syndication.
Quipildor will be supporting Mizuho’s EMEA growth story in developing a European CLO primary business - a market in which Japanese investors are very active. Quipildor will report to Mikey Nguyen, Head of Structured Trading and Financing.
Commenting on the appointment, Nguyen said, “It’s great to have Hernan on board. Hernan will spearhead the development of a business that is both important to our Japanese and global securities clients and strategic to Mizuho EMEA. This strategic hire complements Mizuho’s existing Leveraged Finance, Loan Trading, and global CLO Trading businesses. We recognise that the current market environment is challenging and we want to help our clients navigate these markets carefully.”
Quipildor joins Mizuho with a wealth of experience, having previously worked as Head of CLO & Loan Fund Financing Europe at Natixis, London where he was responsible for leading a team to deliver high quality structuring capabilities.
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 has a Branch in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (for which the operating name is Mizuho International plc (DIFC Branch)). Mizuho International has a subsidiary, Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH, in Frankfurt, Germany. Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH has a Branch in Madrid, Spain.