Jimbo didn’t respond to a phone call to his office seeking comment. JPMorgan’s Tokyo-based spokeswoman Mika Nemoto declined to comment. Reuters reported his planned departure earlier today.
Masaru Shibata, who was head of JPMorgan’s Japan merger advisory business, also left the firm earlier this year.
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