Equity Capital Markets

Mizuho Americas' Equity Capital Markets Group works with a broad number of leading corporations and financial sponsors to raise equity financing in the public and private markets.

Our seasoned staff is adept at developing equity solutions attuned to the challenges of shifting market conditions, from IPO’s and follow-on offerings to equity-linked notes and SPACs.

Meeting the challenges of changing markets

We have world-class distribution capabilities. Leveraging Mizuho's global corporate client base and our relationships with more than 1,200 institutional investors, our 150 equity sales specialists and traders are positioned to syndicate deals at market-clearing prices for our clients. Our buy-side network spans Asia, Europe and the U.S.

Product Expertise

  • IPO and Follow-On Issuance
  • SPACs
  • Equity-Linked and Derivatives
  • Margin Loans
  • Share Repurchases



  • Built upon our momentum and finished #8 in the 4Q21 U.S. Equity IPO league table, up 13 spots from 4Q20 QTD
  • Acted as bookrunner on 174 equity and equity-linked offerings raising over $167 billion since 2015

Key Transactions

  • Joint Bookrunner of largest IPO of 2022: Corebridge's $1.68 billion IPO
  • Active Bookrunner of the largest Convertible of 2022: NextEra Energy's $2 billion equity units offering
  • Active Bookrunner of the largest follow-on of 2022: American Tower's $2.35 billion marketed follow-on
  • Joint Bookrunner on largest IPO of 2021: Rivian's $13.7 billion IPO
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