Wall Street deals show unfulfilled ambition of Japan’s biggest banks

on May 30, 2023 05:54:AM

Greenhill’s 75th-place ranking for global mergers advice this year didn’t deter Mizuho Financial Group from paying more than double the market price for the U.S. boutique bank. Facing rock-bottom interest rates and lackluster returns at home in recent years, Mizuho and some of Japan’s biggest banks are seeking to make inroads into the world’s largest […]