Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services such as banking, trust banking, securities, and other businesses. It operates through the following segments: Mizuho Bank Ltd. (MHKB), Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (MHTB), and Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (MHSC). The Mizuho Bank Ltd. segment includes personal, retail, corporate (large), corporate, and international banking, financial institutions, public sector, and trading. The Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. provides products and services that relates to trust, real estate, securitization, structured finance, pension and asset management, and stock transfer agency. The Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. offers securities services to individuals, corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities. The company was founded on January 8, 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.