Mizuho Financial Group (“Mizuho”) is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, with more than JPY 193 trillion of total asset, offering a broad range of financial services including banking, securities, trust and asset management, consumer credit, private banking services, venture capital through its group companies. Mizuho has approximately 59,000 staff working in approximately 930 offices inside and outside Japan.
Mizuho maintains top credit ratings (A1 from Moody’s) and sufficient capital level with Basel III capital adequacy rational of 15.84% (as of March 2016). Mizuho has an exceptionally strong client base - having business relationships with 70% of the more than 3,500 listed companies in Japan and 80% of Forbes Global 200 (the Non-Japanese Corporate Customer).
Mizuho is a market leader in the field of LNG project finance. Since the 1970s, Mizuho and its predecessor banks have supported the LNG industry’s development by devising innovative financial solutions to project-specific challenges. Our proven track record of leadership, demonstrates Mizuho’s long-standing commitment to the LNG industry and the key roles we have played in making project finance an integral component of the industry’s success.
Mizuho is one of only a few financial institutions deeply involved across the entire natural gas value chain, from upstream through downstream. Given our deep and broad LNG experience, we offer our clients unparalleled market insight and industry expertise.