Greenhill brings a strong talent network of more than 370 employees and continues to operate globally from its many locations around the world.
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (TSE: 8411 and NYSE: MFG) and Greenhill & Co., Inc. today announced that Mizuho Americas has completed the acquisition of Greenhill, adding complementary services to the firm’s existing capital markets, banking, and private capital advisory capabilities across the corporate and investment bank.
“We welcome Greenhill and look forward to delivering an even broader suite of solutions to our clients,” said Shuji Matsuura, Chairman and CEO of Mizuho Americas.
Greenhill brings a strong talent network of more than 370 employees and continues to operate globally from its many locations around the world. Mizuho will maintain the Greenhill brand; Kevin Costantino and David Wyles will co-head the business, and Patrick Suehnholz will remain COO. The Greenhill Advisory business sits within Mizuho Americas’ Banking Division led by Michal Katz.
“Both firms espouse a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit,” said Katz, Head of Banking, Mizuho Americas. “We look forward to leveraging our combined scale, relationships, content, and product expertise to deliver for our clients.”
Through this transaction, Mizuho looks to accelerate its investment banking growth strategy, building on Greenhill’s 27-year history of advising important clients on significant mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, and capital-raising transactions.
Former CEO Scott Bok is Chairman of Greenhill Advisory reporting to Jerry Rizzieri, President & CEO of Mizuho Securities USA and Head of the Americas’ Corporate & Investment Bank.
Source: Company Press Release