Strategic Solutions Group

Our Strategic Solutions Group (SSG) provides our clients with highly-curated solutions utilizing the breadth and depth of Mizuho’s expansive global product and sector expertise.

Mizuho’s SSG is a leader in structuring complex capital solutions across the debt and equity spectrum on behalf of our clients, on and off the balance sheet.

Creative capital for complex challenges

Our team of highly-experienced professionals from diverse product and sector backgrounds leverage Mizuho's full global resources to formulate integrated and holistic solutions that meet a broad range of client challenges. Our specialized bankers offer expertise and solutions, providing mission critical ideas and content that drive shareholder value.


  • Furnished a TRS solution to reduce sponsor’s equity investment in support of a multi-billion investment
  • Provided a structured loan with an ECL to help fund the sponsor’s distributions and equity investment in the portfolio investment
  • Provided the sponsor with a substantial back leverage facility supporting its acquisition
  • Provided the sponsor with a hybrid loan to lever multi-billion dollar equity investment into a leading technology company
  • Provided the sponsor with an equity bridge with repo takeout to fund purchase of multi-billion dollar insurance platform


Notable Transactions

  • Financial Advisor, Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner for Apollo Global Management, Inc.’s acquisition of Atlas Air, Inc.
  • Financial Advisor, Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner for Elliott Management (via its Evergreen Coast Capital affiliate) and Vista Equity Partner's acquisition of Citrix Systems, Inc.
  • Financial Advisor, Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner for CD&R's majority acquisition of Roper Technologies’ Industrial Business
  • Left Lead Arranger, Bookrunner, Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent for KKR’s acquisition of Clearway Community Energy
  • Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner for KKR and Oak Hill's warehouse revolver and ABS notes issuance for Metronet

Product Expertise

  • Structured Financing Solutions 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory
  • Risk Management and Hedging Solutions
  • Ratings Advisory
  • Working Capital Solutions
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