Mizuho Americas power and infra head departs firm

03 July 2019 - 12:00 am UTC

Infrastructure banker Jonathan Yellen has left Mizuho, confirmed a spokesperson for the bank.


Yellen joined Mizuho in December 2017 as the head of its power and infrastructure project finance team in the Americas. Prior to that, he had senior roles at Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, according to his LinkedIn profile.


During Yellen’s tenure at Mizuho, the bank had leadership roles in power sector project financings for J-Power’s Jackson CCGT, ConEd’s CED Southwest solar portfolio, Clearway’s Mesquite Star and South Trent wind farms, Fengate’s Central Utility Block cogen, and NextEra’s Pinal Central solar plus battery storage project, among others, as well as financings for GIP’s acquisition of Clearway Energy Group and Axium’s acquisition of K2 wind farm. In the infrastructure sector, Mizuho led the Lima Subway Line 1 bond issuance and was a lead bank in the greenfield public-private partnership financings for Gordie Howe International Bridge, LAX Automated People Mover, and Finch West LRT.


The Mizuho spokesperson declined to comment on reasons behind Yellen’s departure.


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