Insights from Mizuho Americas
Category: Expert Opinions
Galapagos Syndrome: Unique innovator or progress prohibitor?
In modern business, “Galapagos Syndrome” has become a metaphor often used when discussing the progression of Japanese products over the past 30 years. Edward Butterman, Director of Global Transaction Banking, explores the country’s distinct payments ecosystem.
REIT 2021 Outlook
In this video, Head of Real Estate, Noel Purcell, speaks with NAREIT’s Sarah Borcherson-Keto on the REIT 2021 outlook and where he believes M&A activity is headed.
Mizuho’s First Hunger Relief Week Raises Money, Volunteers, and Awareness
Motivated by the impact of its donations in 2020 to food programs across the U.S., Mizuho held its first Mizuho Hunger Relief Week, May 10-16, bringing together teammates remotely to gather donations of food, funds, and support.
Investment Opportunities Multiply as the Shift to Electric and Self-Driving Vehicles Accelerates
The global push toward electric vehicles is coming from all angles, and for investors, this auto industry transformation presents a broad swath of opportunities. Senior Equity Research Analyst Vijay Rakesh looks at the factors shaping the EV and autonomous driving market.
Category: Mizuho Spotlight
5 Questions with Ron Taylor
Ron Taylor, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Mizuho Americas, talks about how the spotlight on systemic racism has challenged corporations to take a closer look at their D&I efforts, and spurred more courageous conversations.
Category: Expert Opinions
Trade Finance: It's All About Liquidity
When it comes to liquidity, status quo is stagnation. Finding creative and cost-effective solutions to enhance working capital, reduce risk, and improve metrics should be top-of-mind all the time.
Category: Speaker Series
Speaker Series with Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital
Cryptocurrency early adopter and respected advocate Mike Novogratz joined us in Mizuho’s latest Speaker Series, where he discussed the rise of Bitcoin and Ethereum and how these digital currencies are intersecting with traditional financial services. Mike Novogratz is the Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, a diversified financial services and investment management company in the digital asset, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology sectors.
Philanthropy in a Pandemic: Volunteering Amid the Virus
COVID-19 has forced us to find new avenues of opportunity, volunteerism included. As with so many things, our marquee annual event – Global Mizuho Volunteer Day – took on a decidedly different feel in 2020, but has exposed new approaches to outreach.
A Blockbuster Drug, an Innovative Business Model and New Treatments Could Fuel Growth in the Biotech Industry
For investors who have long viewed biotechnology stocks as one of the best sources of long-term growth, new, potential breakthroughs could make the sector even more compelling. Senior Biotechnology Equity Research Analyst Salim Syed looks at three key developments that could help propel the sector for years to come.