What Sets Us Apart

A leading presence in financial markets

Mizuho Securities has a retail network of 238 offices*1 across Japan and thus holds a leading position in the domestic industry.

We continue to establish joint branches with Mizuho Bank, including additional Planet Booths established inside the lobbies of Mizuho Bank branches around the country. In this way, we can deliver a comprehensive selection of Mizuho financial services at a single location. We also have a solid track record of excellence in investment banking, including bond and equity underwriting and M&A advisory services which consistently receive outstanding evaluations from clients.

Our research arm, which employs a team of highly specialized analysts, strategists, and economists, maintains top rankings in some of the most prestigious financial periodicals for its equities, fixed income, and forex analysis and is highly regarded by institutional investors.

*1 As of March 31, 2021.

Equity Analyst Ranking

No.2
 

Annual Rankings by Company

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Annual Survey on Most Popular Equity Analyst (Overall Company Ranking) of Nikkei Veritas No.1 No.2 No.2 No.2 No.2

Survey on Most Popular Bond/Forex Analyst/Economist

No.2
 

Annual Score Rankings by Company

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Nikkei Veritas Annual Survey on Most Popular Bond/ Forex Analyst/Economist by company/group No.1 No.1 No.2 No.2 No.2

Bond Underwriting

Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings

Amount No.1

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings

 

Total Domestic Bonds from Public Offerings(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Mizuho Securities 46,424 21.2
2 SMBC Nikko Securities 41,389 18.9
3 Nomura Securities 41,170 18.8
4 Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities 38,721 17.7
5 Daiwa Securities 38,453 17.6

Based on underwriting amount and issuance date.
Figures above include straight bonds, investment corporation bonds, FILP agency bonds, local government bonds (lead manager method only), samurai bonds, and preferred securities, and exclude corporate treasury debt.
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitiv

 

SDG Bonds

Amount No.1
 

Japan SDG Bonds(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Mizuho Securities 5,923 26.8
2 Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities 4,151 18.8
3 Nomura Securities 4,137 18.7
4 SMBC Nikko Securities 4,014 18.1
5 Daiwa Securities 3,379 15.3

Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitiv

 

Hybrid Bonds(corporate)

Amount No.1
 

Japan Hybrid Bonds(corporate)(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Mizuho Securities 6,103 32.1
2 Daiwa Securities 3,241 17.0
3 Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities 3,148 16.5
4 Nomura Securities 3,026 15.9
5 SMBC Nikko Securities 2,975 15.6

Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitiv

Equity Underwriting

Amount No.2

Total Domestic and Cross–border Equities

 

Total Domestic and Cross–border Equities(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name Amount (JPY bn) Share(%)
1 Nomura Holdings 10,142 22.6
2 Mizuho Financial Group 7,060 15.7
3 Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 6,591 14.7
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 6,276 14.0
5 Morgan Stanley 4,093 9.1

Based on underwriting amount and issuance date.
Figures above are the sum of equities from initial public offerings, equities from existing public offerings, and convertible bonds (including REITs)
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitiv

M&A Advisory

Deals No.2

 

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals

 

M&A Advisory for Announced Deals(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 121 36,205
2 Nomura Securities 90 113,857
2 Mizuho Financial Group 90 8,850
4 Deloitte 88 60,831
5 KPMG 72 7,577

Based on number of deal amounts; any Japanese–related deals
Real estate deals excluded
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitiv

Structured Finance

Deals Amount No.1

ABS Lead Manager

 

ABS Lead Manager(Apr. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2021)

Rank Company Name No. of deals Amount (JPY bn)
1 Mizuho Financial Group 156 13,296
2 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 29 6,315
3 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings 35 4,665
4 Morgan Stanley 11 4,396
5 Nomura Holdings 12 4,176

Based on deal amounts and settlement dates
Source: Prepared by Mizuho Securities based on data from Refinitive as of Apr. 15, 2021 9:00am (prior to publication of fixed values)

IPO Lead Manager

No.2

IPO Lead Manager

*1 Based on data from Capital Eye Bookrunner basis REITs and global offerings excluded

Taking One Mizuho to a new stage

Under the slogan "One Mizuho," Mizuho brings together multiple financial functions in terms of banking, trust banking, and securities solutions to consistently meet the diverse needs of clients.
To further enhance collaboration under the One Mizuho commitment, group companies are accelerating collective efforts to effectively leverage group–wide capabilities.

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

Banking–Trust Banking–Securities integrated operations

Under the slogan "One Mizuho," we will further accelerate integrated efforts involving all Mizuho group entities thus enabling us to offer banking, trust banking, and securities services which resonate with the needs of our clients.

Planet Booths

Planet Booths
Located in the lobbies of Mizuho Bank branches, these joint branches with Mizuho Bank enable clients to access our full line of securities services.

 

 

Domestic Network

Industry–Leading 238 offices

Drawing on our industryleading retail network of 238 offices across Japan, we have the capacity to deliver services finely tuned to client needs. (As of March 31, 2021)

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