New York and Houston, September 1, 2017 – Mizuho Americas today announced a $100,000 donation by Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. to Habitat for Humanity in support of assistance for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

“Our thoughts and sympathies are with the communities and our colleagues who have been impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey," said Hiroshi Suehiro, CEO of Mizuho Americas. "Mizuho's donation will help support Habitat for Humanity in providing much needed assistance during the response efforts over the months to come."

Mizuho Financial Group will donate an additional ¥500,000 from its Mizuho Charity Fund, which is funded by charitable contributions by Mizuho employees, to an organization providing relief to the impacted area.

Mizuho Americas will also match employee donations made to organizations supporting Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

About Mizuho Americas
Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at www.mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 56,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. At the end of 2016, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at https://www.mizuho-fg.com.