On September 30, 2017 (at 11:58PM) Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation, a Delaware corporation, will convert into a Delaware limited liability company and will become Mizuho Capital Markets LLC, effective after the close of business on September 30, 2017. The conversion is being made pursuant to an internal reorganization of Mizuho America’s operations.

Mizuho Capital Markets LLC will succeed to all business of Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation, and the conversion will not cause any change to our business relationships, including client accounts, or to any contractual arrangements with the firm, other than the change in entity name.  Under Delaware law, Mizuho Capital Markets LLC shall be deemed to continue the existence of Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation, and all debts, obligations, liabilities, rights, assets and property of Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation prior to the conversion shall remain vested in Mizuho Capital Markets LLC  upon the conversion.  In addition, we confirm that Mizuho Capital Markets LLC will retain the same tax identification number as Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation.