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Mizuho Custody Services

Who we are?

Mizuho Yen Custody is a unit of Mizuho Bank, established in April 2002 by the merger of Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Fuji Bank, and Industrial Bank of Japan, which operated in the Japanese market for securities settlement and clearing until 2013 as a part of Mizuho Bank.

Building upon the banks' track record and commitment in the business, Mizuho stands head and shoulders above its peers in the Market for custody operations.

Mizuho's advanced and value–added services backed by its market expertise and human resources are highly appreciated by our many clients. This is borne out by the highest scores Mizuho obtained in market surveys conducted by major publishers of the industry.

Risks and Fees for Our Custody Services

This notification complies with the Japanese "Financial Instruments and Exchange Law as of September 30th, 2007". Please contact us for further details.


Adverse changes in business, assets or financial condition of a provider of securities services could directly cause clients a potential loss or damage.


Fee schedule for our custody services basically consists of (a) safekeeping fee applicable to the asset balance under custody, (b) transaction fee applicable to each delivery/receipt of securities and (c) other fees applicable to particular types of transactions and so forth.

Mizuho offers a full range of custody and clearing services in the Japanese Market.

Our services are developed and qualified to meet the most complex requirements of major overseas institutional investors.

Our philosophy is that our service should provide clients with the best business solutions and continue to drive us to make more enhancements in technology, personnel skill and leadership in the business.

We are moving and changing as the markets are dramatically changing.

External Evaluation and Quality Assurance

We recognize the significance of obtaining external evaluation to assure the business control to comply with global standards in the custodian business, while we know that we are providing with the highest quality of services.

We have obtained the compliance report in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No16, Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization.