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Mizuho Americas wins two IJGlobal Americas awards

March 31, 2022

New York, March 31, 2022 – Mizuho Americas today announced it won two awards at the IJGlobal Awards 2021, which celebrate best-in-class transactions and organizations across the international infrastructure and energy sectors. Mizuho Americas was recognized in the following categories:

LNG Deal of the Year – North America Oil & Gas for Venture Global LNG’s $1,000 million bridge financing to fund pre-final-investment-decision construction activities at the company’s Plaquemines LNG export project. Mizuho served as a Coordinating Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner and Documentation Agent on the transaction.

North America Power Deal of the Year for a $450 million refinancing provided to CPV (Competitive Power Ventures) Maryland, owner of a 745MW natural gas-fired power plant located in Waldorf, Maryland. Mizuho served as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner, and the refinancing consisted of a $350 million term B loan and $100 million revolver.

“We are very proud of our work on these innovative transactions,” said Rahul D. Shah, Head of Project Finance Americas. “Many thanks to our clients for all their support and to IJGlobal for this important recognition.”

The awards were announced at a ceremony at New York City’s Gotham Hall.

About Mizuho Americas

Mizuho Americas is a leading provider of a broad range of financial services, including investment and corporate banking, lending, custody, treasury services, research and capital markets solutions. With professionals across the U.S., Canada, and Latin America, Mizuho Americas supports corporate clients, institutional investors and public sector organizations by connecting local markets to a vast global network. To learn more about Mizuho Americas' business, values, and ethical commitments, and the entities it comprises, visit www.mizuhogroup.com/americas.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services through its subsidiaries. The group has approximately 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. As of December 31, 2021, its total assets were approximately $2 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuhogroup.com.

For inquiries, please contact:

Jim Gorman
Director, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-3867
jim.gorman@mizuhogroup.com 

Laura London
Vice President, Media Relations, Mizuho Americas
+1-212-282-4446
laura.london@mizuhogroup.com 

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