New York, July 24, 2018 – Mizuho Americas today announced its Global Transaction Banking Department (GTBD) won two awards from leading global financial publications.
Global Trade Review (GTR), a premier trade and trade finance magazine, honored the department at its annual GTR Charity Awards Dinner, naming Mizuho the Best Trade Finance Bank in East Asia & the Pacific. The GTR awards recognize excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain, export finance and fintech markets.
GTBD was also recognized at The Asian Banker Transaction Awards, one of the world’s most respected awards programs for transaction services. Mizuho was named the Most Improved Transaction Bank in Asia Pacific which highlights the double-digit profit growth and increased presence of Mizuho’s transaction banking business in the region. The Asian Banker specifically commended Mizuho for “displaying advanced expertise” in delivering optimal solutions to meet global customer demand.
“Our notable deals, high quality service and expanding coverage across the transaction banking suite of products throughout the Asia-Pacific region, were critical factors in winning these prestigious awards”, said Michael Aragona, Head of Sales, Global Transaction Banking Americas. “We continue to hone our product offerings to deliver highly-customizable and innovative solutions to clients, and this recognition speaks to the success of our 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 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.
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