Mizuho International announces appointments within its Convertible Bonds business

 

London, 14 September 2020: Mizuho International today announced two key hires in the EMEA Convertible Bonds team, who started in August.

 

Andy Bourne joins from Deutsche Bank to build out the EMEA convertible bonds trading business.  He was previously at Morgan Stanley for eight years in Hong Kong and London, and prior to that at UBS for seven years.

 

Ross Webster joins us to focus on sales having previously spent 22 years in convertibles at Morgan Stanley in London.

 

Bourne and Webster will leverage their deep experience in building out the EMEA convertible bonds franchise, as well as to help further strengthen our APAC convertible bonds business.

 

Asif Godall, Head of Global Markets, EMEA at Mizuho International said: “We are delighted that Andy and Ross have chosen to join us. Both of their appointments build on our leading convertible bond franchises in APAC and the US, and provides Mizuho with a complete global offering, positioning us well to be a leading player in the space.”

 

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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 and Paris, France.
www.mizuho-emea.com.

 

For further information, contact:

Gayle Rodrigues
Head, Marketing & Communications
Mizuho EMEA
gayle.rodrigues@uk.mizuho-sc.com