Former Barclays Staff Find New Home as Mizuho Grows in EquitiesBy
Mizuho hires for Japan equity sales, research operations
Barclays recently cut jobs in Tokyo as part of global pullback
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. is hiring several former employees of Barclays Plc for its Japan equity research and sales operations, a month after the U.K. bank eliminated about 80 positions in Tokyo.
Among the recruits is Hajime Kitano, who joined Mizuho as a director for equity research on Tuesday, said Yohei Osade, global head of Asian equities at the Japanese lender’s brokerage unit. Banking analyst Maoki Matsuno and his assistant started last week, Osade said in an interview…
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