New York, May 31, 2019 – Mizuho Americas today announced Mizuho Bank has been named the Best Asian International Transaction Bank in Asia Pacific as part of The Asian Banker Transaction Awards 2019. The award is a result of Asian Banker’s independent assessment of Mizuho’s transaction banking growth, key achievements, strength, and unique service and product offerings.

"Our focus on integration and creative solutions across our product lines has been the driver of impressive client satisfaction,” said Hiroyuki Hibino, GM and head of Global Transaction Banking. “We thank Asian Banker’s analysts, researchers, and advisory council for this prestigious award we will proudly promote as a testament to our commitment to service excellence.”

The Asian Banker Transaction Awards program recognizes leadership in cash management, payments and trade finance across financial institutions in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. It has been called the “most rigorous, prestigious and transparent transaction award of its kind in Asia Pacific.”  The award was announced at a ceremony in conjunction with The Asian Banker Future of Finance Summit 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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 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 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-3867
jim.gorman@mizuhocbus.com 

Laura London
Assistant Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1- 212-282-4446
laura.london@mizuhocbus.com