Mizuho appoints new MD and head of structuring for Latin America

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Mizuho has named Mauricio Voorduin as Managing Director and Head of Structuring for its Latin America corporate and investment banking business.

In his new role, Voorduin will be responsible for building out Mizuho’s structuring advisory capabilities with Latin America corporates and expand the range of value-added and innovative solution offerings for the firm’s core client base in the region. He will report to David Costa, Managing Director and Head of Latin America Corporate Finance for Mizuho.

Voorduin joins Mizuho with close to twenty years of experience originating, structuring and executing advisory, financing and transactional banking deals across multiple sectors for corporate, institutional and government clients throughout Latin America.

Prior to Mizuho, Voorduin held a number of senior positions with HSBC in Mexico and New York, including Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions in Mexico; Head of Public Sector, Natural Resources and Energy in Mexico; and Head of Americas Public Sector Coverage. He began his career in Citigroup’s corporate and investment banking group focusing on financial institutions and public sector clients in Mexico.

“Enhancing our structuring and capital markets advisory capabilities is vital to the continued growth of Mizuho’s Latin America client coverage business,” stated Costa. “With his extensive transaction experience, strong business development track record and comprehensive knowledge of the competitive landscape, opportunities and market dynamics in the region, Mauricio is a significant addition to our expanding Latin America franchise.”

In Latin America, Mizuho is one of the leading syndicated finance and project finance banks with top bookrunner and lead arranger league table positions and a number of “Deal of the Year” awards for successfully closed client transactions in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and throughout the region.

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