Mizuho Bank

Mizuho Bank is the retail and corporate banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group. It is one of the three largest banks in Japan, called "megabanks," and has total assets of approximately $1.8t in 2017.

In 2018, Mizuho was named as one of the "systemically important financial institutions" in the world by policy research and development entity Financial Stability Board.

Mizuho seeks to remain amongst top 10 global investment banks: report

Investment banking head Naoki Takahashi wants to challenge bulge-bracket banks.
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Mizuho seeks to remain amongst top 10 global investment banks: report

Investment banking head Naoki Takahashi wants to challenge bulge-bracket banks.
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Mizuho designates US intermediate holding company

It is required under the US Federal Reserve Board’s Regulation YY.
4 days ago

Mizuho Bank acquires all shares in pension subsidiary

DPCS operates a call center and online services offering defined contribution pension plans.
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Mizuho Financial Group’s total capital ratio is 15.97 as of end-Dec 2023

Both Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Trust & Banking reported higher total capital ratios.

Mizuho invests $145m into Credit Saison India

CS India has 1.2 million active loans and assets under management of $1.2b.

Mizuho Financial Group plans to inject $5.7m to trust banking arm

This is so that MTBC can acquire over 600,000 shares of Mizuho.

Mizuho names new president and CEO for trust banking arm

Kenichi Sasada was head of the asset management division and real estate unit.

Mizuho, BPI renew business cooperation agreement

The agreement aims to provide Japanese companies with banking support in the Philippines.

Mizuho introduces new medium-term targets for financed emmissions

The new targets are in the automotive and maritime transport sectors.

Mizuho completes acquisition of US investment bank Greenhill

Greenhill is bringing its over 370 employees in the acquisition.

Japan’s Mizuho Bank sees profits rise 24.4% in H1

Full year dividend is expected to be JPY100 for 2023.

Mizuho launching universal bank in Europe, to close offices in 4 cities

The new bank will be based in Amsterdam, with offices in Frankfurt, Madrid, and Paris.

Mizuho Bank unveils progress report for business improvement plan

It is also in the process of reforming company culture through a new corporate identity.

Japan’s Mizuho joins global health investment initiative

Triple I for GH1 seeks to mobilize private capital for universal health coverage.

Mizuho Financial Group issues $817m green bond

Funds raised will be used to finance green projects, the group announced.

Mizuho, Shinhan ink cooperation agreement to service start-ups

They will provide financial services to start-ups in accordance with start ups’ growth stage.

Mizuho partners with KOKO Networks to offer carbon credits to clients

Proceeds from the sale of premium carbon credits are distributed as substantial discounts on KOKO Fuel.