Our Consumer Group offers innovative financing solutions and strategic advice to leading companies across the Consumer industry. Our team of specialists provides clients with deeply informed and insightful guidance tailored to their objectives.

Working in tandem with our firm's product specialists, we craft solutions for clients in four core segments: Food, Beverage + Tobacco, Consumer Products, Retail, and Restaurant, Leisure + Consumer Services. Our solutions span an array of client needs from debt and equity issuance, balance-sheet optimization and recapitalizations to strategic alternatives and acquisition financing.

Creative financing for consumer-facing enterprises

Mizuho has helped structure and finance some of the largest recent M&A transactions in the consumer sector. We also have extensive expertise in cross-border acquisition finance, leveraged finance, and financing trade in agricultural commodities.


  • Provider of debt and equity financing for Conagra Brands's acquisition of Pinnacle Foods
  • Provider of debt financing for AB InBev's acquisition of SABMille



Industry expertise


  • Food, Beverage, and Tobacco
  • Consumer Products
  • Retail
  • Restaurant, Leisure and Consumer Services
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