Mizuho International makes several hires to bolster FIG business

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Mizuho International, the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group has recently hired a number of FIG professionals into its European Debt Capital Markets business.

Daniel Shore has been appointed as Head of Financial Institutions EMEA, effective 5 September 2016. He will be responsible for establishing and growing Mizuho’s EMEA FIG DCM platform. Daniel joins from HSBC where he held the position European Head of FIG DCM.

Colin Reddy joined in March 2016 having spent 12 years with Bank of Ireland in Dublin where his most recent roles were Head of Liquidity Risk management and Deputy Head of Group Capital Management. Colin will head a Treasury Strategy and Advisory Group where the focus will be on balance sheet analysis, capital and funding.

Daniel Ang joined in July 2016 from Standard Chartered as Head of Insurance & Capital Solutions. Daniel will lead the DCM insurance business in addition to working with Colin on providing capital solutions and structuring capabilities for Fixed Income clients as part of the Treasury Strategy and Advisory team.

Giles Parker joined in February 2016 from Morgan Stanley as Head of UK & Ireland DCM EMEA. Giles will be responsible for developing the client franchise within the UK and Ireland.

All three of these senior hires will report to Daniel Shore.

Mark Wheatcroft, Head of Primary Debt Markets at Mizuho International plc said: “I am confident that with the recent strategic appointments to the business we are now in a position to expand and strengthen our offering for financial institutions. The level of the individuals’ skills and expertise will assist in building out the FIG platform to one that we can integrate globally and that is capable of competing.”

To ensure the strategic direction of the primary businesses, Roger Nurse was appointed as Managing Director within the COO Front Office of Mizuho International. Nurse brings with him extensive experience during his time at RBS as COO for the Global FIG business. Nurse is key to driving the organisational and functional changes necessary to facilitate a growing revenue business and to deliver an effective operating platform.

In addition, Sushanth Papireddy joined the team from Deutsche Bank in June, responsible for Liability Management. He reports to Colin Reddy, providing Liability Management solutions to Mizuho’s DCM clients.

To compliment the broader FIG team, Nacima Benziane joins from Natixis Hong Kong, reporting to Giles Parker and Jojo Ow joins from Temasek in Singapore, reporting to Colin Reddy.

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