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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.


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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