Hideyuki Mizuno joined The Nikko Securities Company Limited (now SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.) in 1987 and was dispatched to the Nikko Research Center, Ltd. the same year to offer corporate and industrial analysis reports to Nikko Securities' branches and to domestic and overseas institutional investors. He joined ING Barings (now Macquarie Capital Securities (Japan) Limited) in 1999 to serve as an analyst on the machinery and shipbuilding industry. He later joined Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. in 2006, where he worked as an analyst of the machinery industry and as leader of the machinery and shipbuilding team. Mr. Mizuno joined Frontier Management Inc. in 2016 as senior analyst.
Mr. Mizuno has 29 years of experience as a sell-side analyst from 1987 to 2016. He researched the communication, broadcasting and information services sector at the Nikko Research Center, Ltd. from 1987 to 1992, and analyzed mainly the machinery sector at the Nikko Research Center, Ltd., at ING Barings (now Macquarie Capital Securities (Japan) Limited), and at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. from 1992. At the Nikko Research Center, Ltd. and at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd., he served as leader of the machinery and shipbuilding team, where he mentored his team members.
In analyzing companies and industries, Mr. Mizuno focuses on gathering information from competitors in Japan and overseas, as well as on research conducted at the overseas locations of companies in China, other parts of Asia, the U.S. and elsewhere. For his visit reports on overseas corporate offices, he has earned high marks from institutional investors in Japan and overseas, as well as from the corporate owners of the offices.
Mr. Mizuno was ranked first in the category of revenue forecasting in the machinery industry in Thomson Reuters' 2015 StarMine Analyst Awards for Japan.
Complete Kobe University graduate school of Engineering, Certiﬁed Member Analyst of Securities Analysts Association of Japan