Regional Coverage

With more than 430 professionals operating from offices in North and South America, Mizuho Americas provides local expertise and global capabilities to companies and institutional investors in both continents.

Our bankers' deep familiarity with regional complexities and markets helps us deliver optimal results to clients across the Americas.


With offices in Calgary and Toronto, Mizuho's Canadian banking team provides financial and strategic advice to clients in a range of sectors, including Energy, Power + Utilities + Infrastructure, Real Estate, Diversified Industries, Consumer + Retail, and Telecom, Media + Technology.

Our Canadian specialists have wide experience in M&A, corporate lending, hedging, securitization programs and project finance; as well as originating, structuring and placing equity and debt issues. We specialize in domestic and cross-border activities.

Through Mizuho Securities Canada Inc., we offer Canadian clients in-depth market expertise, global resources and seamless deal execution in underwriting debt and equity issuances.


  • Initial Coordinating Lead Arranger on a US$14.3 billion financing to support Brookfield’s 49% investment in the construction of Intel Corp.’s leading-edge semiconductor lab in Chandler, Arizona
  • Joint Financial Advisor and sole lead on acquisition financing for Brookfield Infrastructure on their US$13.3 billion acquisition of Triton International Limited, the world’s largest lessor of intermodal freight containers
  • Financial Advisor to Strathcona Resources Ltd. on its reverse takeover of Pipestone Energy Corp., creating a new ~C$11.5 billion Canadian public energy company
  • Active Bookrunner on Enbridge Inc. US$3.5 billion bond offering (3-5-7-30Y notes), representing the largest deal ever for Enbridge and the fourth largest issuance in the energy sector in 2023
  • Active Bookrunner on a C$5.6 billion bond offering for Columbia Pipeline, representing the largest midstream bond offering ever

Latin America

We have a long history of advising Latin American clients on a host of financial and strategic issues. Operating from Bogotá, Mexico City, Santiago and São Paulo, our experienced Latin American corporate and investment banking specialists work closely with our New York banking teams and product specialists to build partnerships with key clients throughout the region.


  • Corporate High-Grade Bond of the Year, Loan of the Year (LatinFinance Deal of the Year Awards, 2023)
  • Latin America Refinancing Deal of the Year Award (IJ Global Investor Awards, 2023)
  • Structured Loan Deal of the Year (Bonds, Loans & ESG Capital Markets - Latin America & Caribbean Awards, 2023)
  • Loan of the Year, Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Caribbean Oil & Gas Financing of the Year (LatinFinance Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards, 2023)




Notable Transactions

  • JBS/PPC full debt structure reprofiling from HY to full Investment Grade, leading US$10 billion+ new bond issuances, US$4 billion+ Liability Management exercises & US$2 billion RCFs in the last 3 years
  • United Mexican States and related entities (Pemex, CFE) new issuance and Liability Management transactions for US$12.5 billion+ in the last 3 years
  • Debt Capital Markets / LM operations (Tender/Exchange/OMRs) for Braskem, Natura, Petrobras, Saavi, ENAP, Suzano, Cemex, Gerdau, Vale, among others (2020-2023) and Sustainability-linked credit facilities for Cemex, Grupo Bimbo, Klabin, and Suzano 
  • Comprehensive, multi-product acquisition financing solutions for clients such as Saavi & Suzano 
  • Exclusive Buy-Side Advisor to Phoenix Tower International in its Acquisition of Liberty Latin America’s Mobile Tower Assets
  • Financial Advisor, Joint Mandated Lead Arranger, Equity Bridge Lender, Sole Swap Coordinator, Model Bank, Offshore Collateral Agent and Offshore Account Bank on the $2.2 billion financing for Aguas Horizonte SpA
  • Coordinating Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner, Syndication Agent, Documentation Agent, Global Coordinator, and P1 Collateral Agent on the $10.8 billion project financing of Rio Grande LNG Phase 1
  • Bookrunning Mandated Lead Arranger on a $1.75 billion financing of FPSO One Guyana’s hydrocarbon processing


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