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Mizuho Bank

Mizuho Bank

Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is the integrated retail and corporate banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group, the third largest financial services company in Japan, with total assets of approximately $1.8 trillion in 2017.

Mizuho is one of the three so-called Japanese "megabanks" (along with MUFG and SMBC). Mizuho Bank provides financial products and services to a wide range of clients, including individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities. Its headquarters office building is located in the Otemachi district of Chiyoda, Tokyo.

Mizuho Bank has over 505 branches and offices in Japan and in 38 other countries, and is the only bank to have branches in every prefecture in Japan.

The name “Mizuho” is an archaic Japanese term meaning “golden ears of rice,” and was used in the classical text Nihon Shoki to describe Japan.

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July 1, 2013
On July 1, 2013, a merger between the former Mizuho Bank and the former Mizuho Corporate Bank took place, and the institution was named Mizuho Bank.

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June 29, 2021
WebWire
Ricoh received a "AA" rating, the highest of five ratings, utilizing Mizuho Research & Technologies' environmental assessment model, and signed a loan agreement with Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (hereinafter "Mizuho Bank") for Mizuho Environmentally Conscious Financing (hereinafter "Mizuho Eco Finance"). Mizuho Eco Finance is an environmental evaluation credit product provided by Mizuho Bank to encourage businesses' efforts to move to a zero-carbon society. Mizuho Research & Technologies' environmen...
Karl Flinders
June 15, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
Mizuho Bank president takes the blame for widespread IT system failures at the organisation
SS&C
June 3, 2021
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June 1, 2021
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February 16, 2021
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