New York, February 8, 2018 – Mizuho Americas has hired Jonathan Yellen as Managing Director and Head of Power and Infrastructure for Americas Project Finance. In this role, he is responsible for advising clients and executing non-recourse financings for large-scale, capital-intensive power and infrastructure assets across North and South America.
“Jon brings the experience, creativity and tenacity needed to develop and execute the types of complex financings that get important power and infrastructure projects funded,” said Christopher Stolarski, Managing Director, Head of Americas Project Finance. “He rounds out our team nicely and brings a skill set that positions us well in today’s extremely competitive project finance space.”
Mizuho Americas Project Finance consistently ranks among the top project finance providers in the region. Yellen was hired to expand the group’s industry and product capabilities.
Over a 25-year career in banking, Yellen has served in senior roles at Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and Credit Suisse. Prior to his career in finance, he served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.
Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). The Mizuho group is a global financial services leader with offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Mizuho provides expertise in retail banking, corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, capital markets, and sales and trading, to help businesses develop and find new opportunities for growth. To learn more: www.mizuho-fg.com