Japan’s Mizuho Plans Saudi Expansion as Aramco IPO Tempts Banks

  • Plans to boost advisory services, eyeing Japanese investors
  • Sees five-fold jump in debt capital market deals since 2015

Mizuho Financial Plans Saudi Expansion

Mizuho Financial Group Inc., the fourth-largest lender to Saudi Arabia, is expanding advisory services in the kingdom, as banks jockey for a role in Saudi Aramco’s expected $100 billion initial public offering.

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