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What Sets Us Apart

Equity Analyst Ranking No.1 Bond/Forex Analyst/Economist Ranking No.1

Bond Underwriting Business No.1 M&A Advisory Business No.1 Structured Finance Business No.1

Banking-Trust-Securities integrated operations

Banking-Trust-Securities integrated operations

Industry-Leading 274 offices Domestic Network as of June 30, 2017

Approx.2,500 seminars

A leading presence in financial markets

As a comprehensive securities company featuring the slogan "One Mizuho," Mizuho Securities strives to promote the seamless integration of our Group's banking, trust and securities arms.
These efforts have enabled us to expand our retail network to 274 offices* across Japan and thus gain a leading position in the domestic industry and we haven't looked back. We continue to establish joint branches with Mizuho Bank, including additional Planet Booths established inside the lobbies of Mizuho Bank branches around the country. In this way, we can deliver a comprehensive selection of Mizuho financial services at a single location.
We also have a solid track record of excellence in investment banking, including bond and equity underwriting and M&A advisory-services which constantly receive impressive evaluations from customers.
Mizuho Securities ranked No. 1 for the fourth straight year in equity analyst rankings conducted by some of the most prominent financial periodicals, receiving high praise from institutional investors as well.

*As of June 30, 2017

Equity Analyst Ranking

4th consecutive year No.1

We ranked No. 1 in equity analyst ranking for companies,marking the fourth straight year that we have captured the votes of institutional investors based on both the Nikkei Veritas and Institutional Investor magazine rankings.

Annual Rankings by Company

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2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Nikkei Veritas
Annual Analyst Ranking
No.4 No.1 No.1 No.1 No.1
Institutional Investor
All-Japan Research Team Ranking
No.3 No.1 No.1 No.1 No.1

Bond /Forex Analyst/Economist Ranking

No.1

Mizuho Financial Group ranked No. 1 in the 2017 Nikkei Veritas survey on most popular bond/forex analyst/economist for companies.

Annual Score Ranking by Company

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2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Nikkei Veritas
Survey on most popular bond/
forex analyst/economist
No.2 No.2 No.5 No.2 No.1

Bond Underwriting

Amount No.1

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings (Apr. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2017)
Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Mizuho Securities 3,195.2 20.8
2 Nomura Securities 2,908.8 19.0
3 Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities 2,820.2 18.4
4 SMBC Nikko Securities 2,672.1 17.4
5 Daiwa Securities 2,532.7 16.5

Based on underwriting amount and issuance date
Figures above include straight bonds, investment corporation bonds, FILP agency bonds,local government bonds (lead manager method only), samurai bonds and preferred securities, and exclude corporate treasury debt.
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from I-N Information Systems

Equity Underwriting

Amount No.4

Total Domestic and Cross-border Equities

Total Domestic and Cross-border Equities (Apr. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2017)
Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Nomura Securities 817.6 23.2
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 735.5 20.8
3 Morgan Stanley 513.1 14.5
4 Mizuho Financial Group 443.1 12.6
5 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 369.8 10.5

Based on underwriting amount and issuance date
Figures above are the sum of equities from initial public offerings, equities from existing public offerings and convertible bonds (including REITs)
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from THOMSON REUTERS MARKETS

M&A Advisory

Deals Amount No.1

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals (Apr. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2017)
Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Mizuho Financial Group 182 6,970.6
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 148 2,825.7
3 Nomura Securities 112 2,852.9
4 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 79 2,188.5
5 PLUTUS CONSULTING 58 635.5

Based on number of deals; any Japanese-related deals
Real estate deals excluded
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from THOMSON REUTERS MARKETS

Structured Finance Business

Deals Amount No.1

ABS Lead Manager

ABS Lead Manager (Apr. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2017)
Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Mizuho Financial Group 154 1,643.1
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 16 642.3
3 Morgan Stanley 14 476.1
4 Nomura Holdings 9 381.5
5 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 11 376.6

Based on deal amounts and settlement dates
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from THOMSON REUTERS MARKETS

IPO (Initial Public Offering) Lead Manager

Deals No.2

The number of deals we have won has increased significantly since the 2013 merger1, and for FY2016 we ranked No. 2 in number of IPO lead manager deals2.

IPO Lead Manager

  • *1Since the merger of the former Mizuho Securities and former Mizuho Investors Securities
  • *2Based on data from CAPITAL EYE Top-left basis REITs and global offerings excluded

Taking "One MIZUHO" to a new stage

Under the slogan "One Mizuho," Mizuho brings together multiple financial functions in terms of banking, trust and securities solutions to consistently meet the diverse needs of customers.
To further enhance collaboration under the "One Mizuho" commitment, Group companies are accelerating collective efforts to effectively leverage Group-wide capabilities.

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

Banking-Trust-Securities integrated operations

Under the slogan "One Mizuho," we will further accelerate integrated efforts involving all Mizuho group entities thus enabling us to offer banking, trust and securities services which resonate with the needs of our customers.

Planet Booths

Planet Booths
Located in the lobbies of Mizuho Bank branches, these joint branches with Mizuho Bank enable customers to access a full line of securities services.

Joint branches

*All figures for number of offices are as of June 30, 2017.

Domestic Network

Industry-Leading 274 offices

Drawing on our industry-leading retail network of 274 offices across Japan, we have the capacity to deliver services finely tuned to customer needs.
(as of June 30, 2017)

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Seminars

Approx.2,500 seminars

In FY2016, we have conducted approximately 2,500 seminars nationwide for individual customers, including seminars in collaboration with the other Group companies. We will continue to organize seminars addressing a broad range of themes to meet customer needs.

Topics included

  • Domestic and overseas investment environment
  • Equities, bonds and investment trusts
  • NISA
  • Fund wrap
  • Inheritance/gift and will
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