6-K 1 d188017d6k.htm FORM 6-K Form 6-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 6-K

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 2021

Commission File Number 001-33098

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

5-5, Otemachi 1-chome

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8176

Japan

(Address of principal executive office)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

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THIS REPORT ON FORM 6-K SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE PROSPECTUS FORMING A PART OF MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.’S REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-3 (FILE NO. 333-233354) AND TO BE A PART OF SUCH PROSPECTUS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THIS REPORT IS FURNISHED, TO THE EXTENT NOT SUPERSEDED BY DOCUMENTS OR REPORTS SUBSEQUENTLY FILED OR FURNISHED.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

Date: July 8, 2021
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
By:  

/s/ Makoto Umemiya

Name:   Makoto Umemiya
Title:   Senior Executive Officer / Group CFO


July 8, 2021

To whom it may concern:

 

 

Company name:

  

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

 

Representative:

  

Tatsufumi Sakai, President & CEO

 

Head Office:

  

1-5-5 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

 

Stock Code Number:

  

8411

(First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)

Notice Concerning Additional Contribution to the Board Benefit Trust (BBT) for Directors and Officers

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) hereby announces that the Compensation Committee has resolved, at the meeting held today, with respect to the stock compensation program for directors and executive officers (the “Program,” and the trust established based on a trust agreement executed with Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., the “Trust”), that the Company will make an additional cash contribution to the Trust in order for the trustee to acquire shares of the Company.

For summary of the Program, please refer to “Notice Concerning Introduction of New Performance-Based Stock Compensation Program for Company Group Officers” dated May 15, 2015 and “Notice Concerning Revision of the Stock Compensation Program and Additional Contribution to the Board Benefit Trust (BBT) for Directors and Officers” dated July 13, 2018.

 

1.

Reason for the Additional Contribution

The Company has continued the Program and has decided to make an additional cash contribution to the Trust to provide funds (the “Additional Trust”) to acquire necessary shares in the future.

 

2.

Summary of the Additional Trust

 

(1) Type of Trust:

   Money held in trust other than in the form of a monetary trust (third party beneficiary trust)

(2) Entrustor:

   The Company

(3) Trustee:

   Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
(Re-trustee: Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd.)

(4) Beneficiaries:

   Directors, executive officers as defined in the Companies Act, executive officers as defined in our internal regulations of the Company, as well as directors, executive officers as defined in the internal regulations of Mizuho Bank Co., Ltd., Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. and Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. who have satisfied the requirements for benefits set forth in the Rules of Distribution of Officer Shares.

(5) Date of Additional Trust:

   July 16, 2021 (planned)

 

3.

Details regarding the acquisition of shares of the Company through the Additional Trust

(1) Type of shares to be acquired: Common stock of the Company

(2) Amount of the Additional Trust to acquire the shares: JPY 1,800,000,000 (planned)

(3) Maximum number of shares to be acquired: 1,062,000 shares

(4) Method of acquiring shares: From the stock market

(5) Period of acquiring shares: From July 16, 2021 to July 26, 2021 (planned)


 

 

 

Contact:

 

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.

 

Corporate Communications Department

 

Public Relations Office

 

Tel. 81-3-5224-2026