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What Sets Us Apart

Equity Analyst Ranking No.2 Survey on Most Popular Bond/ForexAnalyst/Economist No.1

Bond Underwriting Business No.2 M&A Advisory Business No.2 Structured Finance Business No.1

Domestic Network Industry-Leading 262 offices as of June 30, 2018

Over 1,500 seminars

A leading presence in financial markets

As a comprehensive securities company Mizuho Securities strives to promote the seamless integration of our group’s banking, trust, and securities arms under the One Mizuho strategy.

These efforts have enabled us to expand our retail network to 262 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 clients.

As a securities company, Mizuho Securities is ranked No. 2 and many of our analysts are ranked No.1 by industry according to equity analyst rankings conducted by some of the most prominent financial periodicals, receiving high praise from institutional investors as well.

  • *As of June 30, 2018

Equity Analyst Ranking

No.2

In the Nikkei Veritas and Institutional Investor magazine annual analyst rankings for 2018 based on votes of institutional investors, we ranked No. 2 in equity analyst ranking by company and many of our analysts ranked No. 1 in rankings by industry.

Annual Rankings by Company

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2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Nikkei Veritas
Annual Analyst Ranking
No.1 No.1 No.1 No.1 No.2
Institutional Investor
All-Japan Research Team Ranking
No.1 No.1 No.1 No.1 No.2

Survey on Most Popular Bond/Forex Analyst/Economist

2nd straight year No.1

Mizuho Financial Group ranked No.1 in the 2018 Nikkei Veritas survey on most popular bond/forex analyst/economist for companies,marking the second straight year.

Annual Score Ranking by Company

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2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Nikkei Veritas
Survey on most popular bond/
forex analyst/economist
No.2 No.5 No.2 No.1 No.1

Bond Underwriting

Amount No.2

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings(Apr. 1, 2017 – Mar. 31, 2018)
Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Nomura Securities 3,015.2 20.7
2 Mizuho Securities 2,749.1 18.9
3 Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities 2,636.2 18.1
4 Daiwa Securities 2,581.2 17.8
5 SMBC Nikko Securities 2,520.3 17.3

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, 2017 – Mar. 31, 2018)
Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Nomura Securities 1,115.5 24.2
2 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 931.2 20.2
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 663.2 14.4
4 Mizuho Financial Group 583.7 12.7
5 Morgan Stanley 515.6 11.2

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

Amount No.2

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals(Apr. 1, 2017 – Mar. 31, 2018)
Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 248 1,966.3
2 Mizuho Financial Group 218 2,528.2
3 Nomura Securities 108 6,766.8
4 Kaede Group 59 3.0
5 KPMG 53 442.9

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, 2017 – Mar. 31, 2018)
Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Mizuho Financial Group 148 1,642.6
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc. 15 633.4
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 25 578.1
4 Morgan Stanley 13 459.0
5 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 10 368.2

Based on deal amounts and settlement dates
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Thomson Reuters Markets

IPO Lead Manager

Deals No.2

The number of deals we have won has increased significantly since the 2013 merger*1, and for FY2017 we ranked No. 2 in number of IPO lead manager deals*2.

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 clients.
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 clients.

Planet Booths

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

Joint branches

  • *All figures for the number of offices are as of June 30, 2018.

Domestic Network

Industry-Leading 262 offices

Drawing on our industryleading retail network of 262 offices across Japan, we have the capacity to deliver services finely tuned to client needs. (as of June 30, 2018)

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Seminars

Over 1,500 seminars

In FY2017, we conducted over 1,500 seminars nationwide for individual clients,including seminars in collaboration with the other group companies. We will continue to organize seminars addressing a broad range of themes to meet client needs.

Topics included

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