Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. hereby announces that its board of directors has resolved today to redeem in full preferred securities issued by its group's overseas special purpose subsidiary as set forth below.
1. Summary overview of Preferred Securities to be redeemed
|Issuer||Mizuho Capital Investment (USD) 2 Limited||Mizuho Capital Investment (JPY) 5 Limited|
|Type of securities||U.S. Dollar–denominated Non–cumulative Perpetual Preferred Securities||Japanese Yen denominated Series A Non–cumulative Perpetual Preferred Securities|
|Mandatory redemption date||None||None|
|Optional redemption||Optionally redeemable on each dividend payment date falling in or after June 2014||Optionally redeemable on each dividend payment date falling in or after June 2014|
|Dividends||Fixed dividend rate for the first 5 years and 4 months, and floating dividend rate on and after the dividend payment date falling in June 2014||Fixed dividend rate for the first 5 years, and floating dividend rate on and after the dividend payment date falling in June 2014|
|Total amount issued||US$ 850 million||139.5 billion Japanese Yen|
|Issue date||February 27, 2009||June 30, 2009|
|Aggregate redemption amount||US$ 850 million||139.5 billion Japanese Yen|
2. Scheduled redemption date
June 30, 2014 (Mon)
This document is prepared in order to announce specific facts relating to the redemption of "Non–dilutive" preferred securities and does not constitute an offer for sale or solicitation for investment or other similar activity in or outside of Japan.