Business / Corporate Jan 7, 2020

New Mizuho investment fund targets life sciences startups

Mizuho Financial Group Inc. has established an investment fund for life sciences startups. Mizuho Bank and Mizuho Capital Co., both units of the major financial group, will invest a total of ¥5 billion for the new fund, the group announced Monday. The investment fund will support ...

Banks to extend support for struggling Japan Display

Business / Corporate Jul 23, 2019

Banks to extend support for struggling Japan Display

Three main credit banks for Japan Display Inc. are poised to continue supporting the struggling maker of small and midsize liquid crystal display panels, it was learned Monday. Mizuho Bank Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Ltd. will extend their commitment ...