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Mizuho Expands its Healthcare Team with the Hiring of Senior Biotechnology Research Analyst Mara Goldstein

November 26, 2018

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mizuho Americas today announced Mara Goldstein will join its equity research department as managing director covering biotechnology companies. Goldstein will be based in New York and report to Head of US Equity Research Susan Gilbertson. She joins Mizuho Senior Biotechnology analysts Salim Syed and Difei Yang, Senior Specialty Pharmaceuticals Analyst Irina R. Koffler, and Healthcare Services Senior Analyst Ann Hynes.

“As we continue to invest in our US equity research platform, Mara’s expertise will greatly enhance our research footprint in the fast growing and innovation-minded healthcare sector, a focus area for Mizuho,” said Gilbertson. “Mara brings extensive experience and insights which can help guide our clients in their investment decisions.”

Goldstein has covered the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries for more than 25 years, most recently at Cantor Fitzgerald as Senior Managing Director, Biotechnology Analyst, while simultaneously serving as Director of Research. Goldstein previously held roles with Thomson Reuters, CIBC World Markets, and Alex. Brown & Sons, now a division of Raymond James.

Goldstein holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Purdue University.

About Mizuho AmericasMizuho 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). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim GormanDirector, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas+1-212-282-3867jim.gorman@mizuhocbus.com

Laura LondonAssistant Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas+1-212-282-4446laura.london@mizuhocbus.com

P.J. KinsellaParagon Public Relations+1-646-558-6226pj@paragonpr.com

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