September 14, 2004
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Investment in Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. by The Norinchukin Bank
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. ("MHSC," President: Yoshio Osawa) announces that, at the meeting of its Board of Directors held today, it resolved to issue new shares by way of third-party allocation as described below.
MHSC plans to raise approximately &JPY 75 billion through the issuance of new shares to The Norinchukin Bank ("Norinchukin," President and Chief Executive Officer: Hirofumi Ueno).
The third-party allocation of shares to Norinchukin follows the transfer of operations of Norinchukin Securities Co., Ltd. to MHSC in March 2004 and is expected to further reinforce the developing and growing relationship between the MHSC and Norinchukin and enhance the business platform and earnings of MHSC.
This transaction will be executed immediately after all necessary procedures with relevant regulatory authorities are completed.
- 1.Total issue amount Approximately JPY 75 billion (planned)
- 2.Allocation to capital Approximately JPY 45 billion (planned)
Profile of The Norinchukin Bank
|Name||The Norinchukin Bank|
|Representative||Hirofumi Ueno, President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Head Office||13-2, Yurakucho 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Capital||JPY 1,224.9 billion|
|Principal Shareholders||Agricultural Cooperatives and Federations, Fishery Cooperatives and Federations, Forestry Cooperatives and Federations, Other Related Organizations|
|Employees||2,747 (As of March 31, 2004)|
|Total Shareholders' Equity||JPY 2,523.8 billion|
|Operating Results (2004/3)||Income before Income Taxes JPY 187.7 billion
Net Income JPY 144.6 billion
Profile of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
|Name||Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.|
|Representative||Yoshio Osawa, President|
|Head Office||5-1, Otemachi 1-chome Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo|
|Capital||JPY 150.2 billion|
|Shareholder||Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. (100%)|
|Employees||1,255 (As of March 31, 2004)|
|Total Shareholders' Equity||JPY 286.9 billion|
|Operating Results (2004/3)
|Net Operating Revenues JPY 79.0 billion
Ordinary Profit JPY 37.0 billion
Net Profit JPY 20.8 billion