Real Estate

We are among the largest providers of financing solutions and strategic advice to property companies and real estate investors in the Americas, with a focus on the REIT and homebuilding markets.

Mizuho offers clients a full array of capital markets capabilities. We are a leading arranger of debt and equity offerings and private placements for retail, office, healthcare and residential REITs, as well as a top lender to the U.S. homebuilders. We also specialize in single-asset and private equity financing.

Industry-leading advice for REITs, homebuilders, private equity firms

Leveraging our deep industry knowledge and relationships, we continue to diversify our coverage, which now includes gaming, multifamily, office and lodging. A pioneer in subscription lending to private equity funds, Mizuho is viewed as an industry leader in structuring subscription facilities. We recently built a dedicated team to advise clients in the retail property sector.


  • Active Bookrunner on Simon Property Group, L.P.’s $1.3 billion senior unsecured notes offering
  • Active Bookrunner & Forward Counterparty on Essential Properties Realty Trust, Inc.’s upsized $240 million common stock forward sale offering
  • Administrative Agent, Joint Lead Arranger & Joint Bookrunner on Meritage Homes’ $835 million senior unsecured revolving credit facility
  • Financial Advisor to GIC Real Estate, Inc. on its acquisition of a 95% interest in a $1.8bn open air retail platform from Crow Holdings; Admin Agent and Sole Joint Lead Arranger on a $387 million secured term loan as part of this transaction
  • Joint Lead Arranger on a $360 million construction loan for Lendlease, which will finance the development of One Java, the largest geothermal residential apartment complex in the U.S



Industry expertise


  • REITs
  • Homebuilders
  • Subscription Facility
  • Non-Recourse
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