GreensLedge Capital Markets has formed GreensLedge Asia, Tokyo Branch to expand the firm's business activities in the Asian markets.
Iku Nishino has joined GreensLedge Asia as a managing director and general manager where he will be responsible for providing capital markets advisory solutions and managing transaction executions from the firm's Tokyo office.
Nishino joins from J.P. Morgan Tokyo where he was a managing director and head of fixed income sales overseeing relationships with major institutional accounts.
"We have had great success providing specialised advisory and capital markets solutions to clients seeking unbiased, conflict-free advice," says Brian Zeitlin, managing partner of GreensLedge Capital Markets. "We are delighted to reunite with Iku, a member of my senior management team at J.P. Morgan, as we continue to build our global capabilities at GreensLedge."
Nishino has over 25 years of experience in investment banking. Prior to running fixed income sales at J.P. Morgan in Tokyo, he worked at J.P. Morgan in New York as head of Japan structured credit distribution. In that role, he was responsible for overseeing a team that originated and distributed structured credit transactions including CLOs, CDOs, credit opportunity funds and other alternative products to Japanese investors. Previously, he worked in various sales and trading roles across credit and rates markets.
GreensLedge Capital Markets is a US registered broker-dealer focused on fund placement, term financing and secondary trading activities.