Mizuho Securities USA Announces 2013 Technology Corporate Access Day

Mizuho Securities USA Announces 2013 Technology Corporate Access Day 
Event to Be Held on November 12, 2013 in New York City 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/13 --   Mizuho Securities USA
(MSUSA), the U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary of the Mizuho Financial
Group (NYSE: MFG), will host its 2013 Technology Corporate Access Day
on November 12, 2013 in New York City.  
Executive management teams from 24 global public technology companies
will participate in the event, which will provide MSUSA's
institutional investor clients with an efficient and exclusive
experience to interact one-on-one with these companies.  
John Koudounis, President and CEO, MSUSA, stated, "As Mizuho
Securities USA continues to expand and develop, we remain focused on
helping clients successfully reach their financial objectives. For
the first time ever, we are hosting U.S. and Japanese corporates
together at the MSUSA Technology Corporate Access Day. This global
conference will give U.S., Japanese and Asian investors the
opportunity to interact with leaders of U.S. and Japanese technology
companies, an important step in catering to one of the fastest
growing corporate sectors: Technology."  
Robert Betack, Executive Managing Director and Head of MSUSA's Equity
Division, commented: "MSUSA Technology Corporate Access Day
highlights Mizuho's continued commitment to providing corporates and
investors with an innovative level of access to interact. MSUSA's
comprehensive global equities platform and dedication to meeting the
needs of our clients with value-added investment ideas and analysis
is demonstrated by this unique forum for investors to gain a better
understanding of the rapidly changing technology sector." 
For further information about Mizuho Securities USA Technology
Corporate Access Day, please contact:  
Mizuho Securities USA Equity Research Sales, 212-205-7508 
Arin Amanda Prisand, Director, Corporate Access, 212-205-7821 
About Mizuho Securities USA
 Mizuho Securities USA Inc. is a U.S.
registered broker-dealer headquartered in New York City, with offices
in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hoboken (NJ), Houston, Los Angeles, San
Francisco and London (UK). MSUSA provides a wide range of fixed
income and equity securities products and investment banking services
to insti
tutional clients. MSUSA is one of only 21 firms designated as
a Primary Dealer in U.S. Government and Agency securities. MSUSA also
is a U.S. registered futures commission merchant ("FCM") and a member
of most international futures exchanges. MSUSA's parent company,
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., is a top-tier, full-service, Japanese
securities firm and a core member of the Mizuho Financial Group.
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), based in Japan, is one of
the largest financial institutions in the world, offering a broad
range of financial services including banking, securities, trust and
asset management, credit card, private banking services, and venture
capital through its group companies. The group has approximately
56,000 staff working in more than 920 offices in over 30 countries
and total assets of over $1.7 trillion as of June 28, 2013. Its core
global corporate banking entity, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., has
offices throughout Japan, the U.S., the Americas, and the world,
providing financial and strategic solutions to major corporations,
financial institutions and public sector entities. For more
information, please visit http://www.mizuho-fg.co.jp/english/ 
Patrick Phalon
(212) 282-3867