Proctor to head IBJ’s Lev Fin

Don Proctor has joined the Industrial Bank of Japan as head of its leveraged finance team in Europe. He will be based in London. Proctor joins from UBS Warburg’s leveraged finance team in London where he was a managing director. He had spent 15 years with the Warburg grouping.

The Industrial Bank of Japan is merging with Fuji Bank and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank to form Mizuho Bank. Mizuho Bank will have total assets in excess of $1.3 trillion.