NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 27, 2016) - Mizuho Americas (NYSE: MFG) today announced the appointment of Timothy Rezvan, CFA, as a Managing Director on the equity research team covering oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies in the energy sector. He will report to Sheryl R. Skolnick, Ph.D., Director of Research.
Rezvan previously spent six years at Sterne Agee CRT as Managing Director of Energy Research, where he covered twenty companies as the firm's only publishing E&P analyst. Over the prior ten years, he was a member of the Oil and Gas research team at Oppenheimer & Company and covered Media and Energy for BlackRock and Weiss, Peck & Greer.
"The energy sector remains full of promise for investors, and we are uniquely positioned to deliver superior insight with an expanding energy research team," said Matthew DeSalvo, Head of Equities, Mizuho Securities USA. "Timothy's expertise will augment and expand our existing offerings in the energy space."
Rezvan earned his MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business and his BBA in Finance from the College of William and Mary. He is the second addition to Mizuho America's energy research team this year, following the appointment of Brian Zarahn in May.
About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas comprises 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. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG) 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 56,000 employees working in over 900 offices in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. At the end of March 2016, its total assets were $1.8 trillion.