Corporate Banking

Mizuho's Corporate Banking Group provides trusted financial advice to corporations and institutional clients throughout the Americas. Leveraging the expertise of Mizuho's investment banking teams and our global distribution network, we offer cost-effective solutions that match clients' individual needs.

Our customized credit solutions provide clients the liquidity, working capital and financial flexibility they require to compete and thrive in dynamic business environments. We offer a full array of credit packages, including: Revolving Credit Lines, Term Loans, Reserve-Based Lending, Securitization, Project Finance, Lease Finance, Trade Finance, and Working Capital Solutions.

Securitized Products

Our professionals work closely with clients to develop asset-backed securitized credit solutions that enhance balance-sheet liquidity and efficiency. With more than two decades of experience in securitized lending, we have the know-how, financial capacity and global reach to serve clients as a lead arranger, agent and underwriter of securitized products.

Mizuho's securitization capabilities include the following:

  • Structuring expertise across a broad range of consumer and commercial asset classes
  • Lead arranger of warehouse funding programs
  • Simple solutions to meet clients' working capital needs
  • Market-leading insights and solutions attuned to clients' objectives​​

Our programs encompass a wide selection of asset classes:

Auto Loans and Leases

CLO Warehousing

Consumer Installment


Land Leases

Car Rentals

Trade Receivables

Lease Finance

Trade Finance

Wholesale Floor Plans

Cell-Phone Loans and Leases

Construction and Agricultural Equipment Loans

Credit Cards

Motorcycle Loans

Student Loans

Vehicle Fleet Leases


Project & Infrastructure Finance

We are a leading source and arranger of project financing throughout the Americas. With more than 30 years of experience advising on major projects, we consistently rank near the top of the league tables in the category, having placed in the top ten for the last 14 years consecutively.

Our Project Finance team has expertise across the industry, including infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, power and renewables, water and rail. We advise clients at each stage of project development, from initial planning to completion.


  • No. 1 project finance loan mandated arranger in the Americas, 2020 (Dealogic)
  • No. 1 project finance bond arranger, FY2019 (IJ Global)





  • 2020 Project Finance International Award for US Power Deal of the Year (Competitive Power Venture)
  • 2020 Project Finance International Award for Latin America Power Deal of the Year (EnfraGen)
  • 2020 Project Finance International Award for Bank of the Year for the Middle East and Middle East Infrastructure Deal of the Year
  • 2019 Project Finance International Award North America - Oil & Gas Deal of the Year (Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LNG)
  • 2019 Project Finance International Award North America - Power Deal of the Year (Nitrogen TL Borrower, LLC)
  • 2019 Project Finance International/ Latin Finance Award Latin America – Oil & Gas Deal of the Year (Tag Pipeline)

Trade Finance

Our Trade Finance specialists provide the full suite of credit solutions that exporters and importers require to conduct international trade. To help clients mitigate risks tied to trade, we underwrite letters of credit and offer trade payables and receivables solutions that enable trading partners to settle trades more quickly.

Mizuho serves clients engaged in cross-border trade in the Americas and around the world. Our trade finance solutions include:

Documentary Letters of Credit Issuance

Export Letters of Credit Confirmation and Discounting

Receivables Finance

Supply-Chain Finance

Inventory Finance

Payment Undertaking

Pre-Export/Pre-Payment Finance

Export/Import Finance

Export Credit Agency (ECA) Finance

Structured Commodity Finance

Commodity Finance

Lease Finance

Our Lease Finance professionals advise manufacturers, construction companies and other firms needing capital goods and equipment on cost-efficient leasing arrangements. Our lease financing solutions enable companies to conserve cash, reduce debt, optimize asset use and address balance-sheet needs.

Mizuho's lease finance solutions and services encompass financing and booking arrangements to providing supplementary equity capital to clients.

Our finance solutions include:

Lease Financing

Financial Operating Leases

True Leases (i.e., those with a single investor and leveraged with U.S. debt)

Cross-Border Leases

Master Lease Programs

Conditional Sale Arrangements

Diversified Portfolio Purchases

Our asset categories include:

Heavy Equipment


Fleet Vehicles

Rail Cars



Corporate Aircraft

High-Tech Machinery

Real Estate


Japanese Corporate Finance

We provide comprehensive corporate and investment banking services to Japan-based corporations that have an interest in the Americas region and want to work seamlessly within its borders.

Our collaborative solutions for client subsidiaries, affiliates and representative offices include:

Corporate banking 

Specialized financing and advisory capabilities for potential acquisitions 

Divestitures or joint ventures

Lease, trade and project finance 

Access to capital markets

Cash management, foreign exchange and derivative products and services


  • Asia Loans: #4 Bookrunner/Mandated Lead Arranger (Dealogic, 2015)
  • Global Capital Bond Awards: Mizuho Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Yen (Global Capital, 2016)
  • Lead Manager on Record $25B Alibaba IPO (2014)


Specialized industry services for our clients across sectors



Commercial Finance


Food and Beverage

General Trading

Oil and Gas


Real Estate Businesses




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