Mizuho dollar Basel III tier two bond a first for Japan

By Isabella Zhong
13 Mar 2014

Mizuho Financial Group is readying the first Basel III bond from a Japanese bank as it embarks on a roadshow for the dollar tier two offering.

a1345The bank has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Mizuho to hold concurrent roadshows in Asia, the US and Europe early next week.

Mizuho has opted for a 10 year bullet subordinated note, a structure popular among US investors, that will issued ...

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