Mizuho Financial Group 6-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of July 2016
Commission File Number 001-33098
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
(Translation of registrants name into English)
5-5, Otemachi 1-chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8176
(Address of principal executive office)
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
July 15, 2016
To whom it may concern:
Announcement Regarding Issuance of Unsecured Perpetual Subordinated Bonds
with Write-down Clause
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (the Company) hereby announces that the Company has decided to issue unsecured perpetual subordinated bonds with write-down clause as set forth below. The bonds will be qualified as the Companys Additional Tier1 capital under the current applicable capital adequacy requirements.