Mizuho appoints new MD and technology co-head

Mizuho Bank have announced the appointment of Avrum Spiegel as Managing Director and Co-Head of Technology sector coverage for its U.S. banking business.

Based in San Francisco, Mr. Spiegel will help drive the expansion of the bank’s technology banking practice. He will report to Christopher Hall and Andrew Wynn, Managing Directors and Co-Heads of Technology, Media and Telecom banking for Mizuho.

Mr. Spiegel joins Mizuho with over twenty-five years of technology banking experience, having developed relationships and worked on strategic transactions with a wide range of major hardware, software, consumer electronics, social networking and internet search and services companies in the sector. Prior to Mizuho, he spent the majority of his career with Citigroup, most recently serving as a Managing Director in Technology Banking.

“The technology sector offers tremendous potential for Mizuho on a global basis,” said Andrew Dewing, Executive Officer and Head of Mizuho’s U.S. Corporate Finance Division. “The addition of a senior banker with Avrum’s wealth of relationships and proven track record demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the technology space and the US market overall.”

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