Mizuho Bank Europe Annual Report 2018

6 MIZUHO BANK EUROPE N.V. About Mizuho Bank Europe 1.1 WhoWe Are Established in 1974, Mizuho Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) is a fully licensed bank incorporated in the Netherlands and supervised by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM). With almost 45 years of providing service to Japanese and non-Japanese customers in the region, we have used our EU Passport to provide products and services throughout the European Single Market, with a focus on the markets in Benelux, Iberia and Central and Eastern Europe. MBE is a 100% subsidiary of Mizuho Bank Ltd. (MHBK), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group (MHFG or Mizuho Group). With branches in Brussels (Belgium), Vienna (Austria) and Madrid (Spain), MBE employs 90 full time equivalents (FTE) as of 31 December 2018. The Mizuho Group is a global financial services leader with offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Mizuho provides expertise in retail banking, corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, capital markets, and sales and trading, to help businesses develop and find new opportunities. MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP (MHFG) OVERVIEW Holding Company Mizuho Financial Group (MHFG) Banking Trust Banking Securities Core Group Mizuho Bank (MHBK) Mizuho Trust and Banking (MHTB) Mizuho Securities (MHSC) Trust and Custody Service Bank (TCSB) Asset Management One Mizuho Research Institute (MHRI) Mizuho Information and Research Institute (MHIR) Mizuho Private Wealth Management (MHPW) Mizuho Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) Brussels Branch Vienna Branch Madrid Branch