Who We Are

Mizuho Americas is the financial institution that combines seemingly disparate things—Japanese culture and American talent, considered risk mitigation and a creative approach, local market knowledge and global reach—to act faster, see further and adapt better in every decision, every day.

Our parent company—Mizuho Financial Group—came together in late 2002, merging three of the largest banks in Japan. With our backing as a financial powerhouse in Asia and our growing presence across the Americas, we’re able to meet local market needs with a combination of truly customized care and $1.8 trillion in assets (as of March 31, 2017).

Today, as part of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, Mizuho Americas leans on that Japanese heritage and diligence that saw us through the past years of financial turmoil. We honor our namesake “Mizuho” meaning “golden ears of rice”—a poetic term for Japan itself—and at the same time, embrace our local markets’ taste for success and a flair for innovation. The result is a hybrid style of thinking and execution, that’s entirely our own.

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Stability and that extra edge

Our long-standing client relationships are our greatest point of pride. We offer strategic solutions and consulting for the increasingly sophisticated and technological needs of our large client base—primarily corporations, financial institutions, pensions, hedge funds and public sector entities.

Our services dive deep into industry and client needs. They’re guided by a mix of careful decision-making and creative approaches to the complexity of our clients’ financial goals and the countries where they do business.

There’s no product assembly line here. We help clients find different angles on issues and opportunities so we can pull in the right pieces for a perfect hybrid solution.

Corporate + Investment Banking

Global Markets

Treasury Services

Research

Asset Management

Institutional Custody Services

 

Bright people with big ideas

From top to bottom, our teams bring together industry expertise and diverse perspectives. It makes for a refreshingly respectful and responsive group of people who care about their clients and can confidently navigate the changing business landscape.

Commitment that shows

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Lead Manager on the Largest IPO in History to Date for $25B Alibaba Offering
2015

Active Joint Bookrunning Manager and Joint Structuring Agent on Sprint’s Groundbreaking $3.5B Wireless Spectrum Securitization
2016

#1 Mandated Lead Arranger, Latin America Loans
Bloomberg
2016

Top 10 Bookrunner, US Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets Issuance
Dealogic
2016

A connected Mizuho

With financial footholds in Asia and nearly 40 other countries, we connect clients one-on-one to the right people and help them uncover new partners and opportunities the world over.

Our experts provide the best information for clients to make the right calls for their business throughout the Americas.

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Over 900 offices and 55,000 experts worldwide

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