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Mizuho completes acquisition of US investment bank Greenhill

Greenhill is bringing its over 370 employees in the acquisition.

Mizuho Financial Group’s America branch has completed acquisition of American investment bank Greenhill & Co.

Established in 1996, Greenhill will bring more than 370 employees in the acquisition and will continue to operate as usual. Mizuho will maintain the Greenhill brand; Kevin Costantino and David Wyles will co‐head the business, and Patrick Suehnholz will remain the COO. 

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.  

“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.

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The Greenhill Advisory business sits within Mizuho Americas’ Banking Division led by Michal Katz.

“Both firms espouse a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit,” said Katz. “We look forward to leveraging our combined scale, relationships, content, and product expertise to deliver for our clients.”

Former CEO Scott Bok will serve as chairman of Greenhill Advisory. Bok reports to Jerry Rizzieri, president & CEO of Mizuho Securities USA and head of the Americas’ Corporate & Investment Bank.

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