Mizuho International appoints Zahra Peerbhoy as Head of Fixed Income


London, 21 November 2017: Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International), the London based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. has appointed Zahra Peerbhoy as Head of Fixed Income.

Based in London, Peerbhoy will be responsible for Mizuho International’s businesses of fixed income sales, fixed income trading, structured solutions and derivatives. Acting in the capacity of Senior Managing Director, she reports to Michiel de Jong, President & CEO of Mizuho International plc and is a member of the Executive Committee.

Peerbhoy joined Mizuho International on 7 November from Credit Suisse where she was Managing Director in the Global Markets Division. During her career at Credit Suisse spanning 24 years, she served as a member of various committees including the Managing Director Evaluation Committee, the Fixed Income Human Capital Committee and the EMEA Fixed Income Operating Committee.

Peerbhoy will work closely with Mizuho colleagues across the corporate and investment banking businesses globally to enhance client relationships and broaden the fixed income products and solutions offering. Her focus will also include the leveraging of Mizuho International’s state-of-the-art electronic trading platforms to help build profile and access an even wider investor base for its products.

Commenting on the appointment, Michiel de Jong, President & CEO at Mizuho International said: “I am delighted that Zahra has joined Mizuho to further grow our fixed income business in EMEA. She has an in-depth understanding of financial markets and strong experience in driving top-line revenue growth, whilst most importantly ensuring we meet the requirements of our clients.”


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 (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and LCH.Clearnet Limited.

Mizuho International also has an office in Frankfurt, Germany. www.mizuho-emea.com.

For further information contact:

Gayle Rodrigues
Head, Corporate Communications
Tel: +44 (0)2070906213