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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
Type Public
Traded as TYO: 8316
Industry Banking, Financial services
Predecessors Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Founded December 2, 2002
Headquarters Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Area served Worldwide
Key people Teisuke Kitayama (President)
Services Personal Banking
Corporate Banking
Investment Banking
Investment Management
Wealth Management
Credit Cards
Revenue Increase ¥3.073 trillion (2011)[* 1]
Profit Increase ¥550.84 billion (2011)[* 1]
Total assets Increase ¥131.48 trillion (2011)[* 1]
Total equity Increase ¥5.303 trillion (2011)[* 1]
Employees 62,379 (2011)[* 1]

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
SMFG Card & Credit Co., Ltd.
Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited
The Japan Research Institute, Limited

SMBC Friend Securities Co., Ltd.
Footnotes / references
  1. ^ a b c d e "FY 2011 Full-Year Financial Results". Retrieved October 26, 2011. 

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG; 株式会社三井住友フィナンシャルグループ Kabushiki kaisha mitsui sumitomo finansharu gurūpu) is a Japanese bank holding / financial services company established by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, which is the second largest bank in Japan by market value (as of Nov 2009).

It holds assets of around US $1.8 trillion and is one of the largest financial institutions in the world.


  • Group companies 1
  • History 2
    • December 2002 2.1
    • February 2003 2.2
    • June 2004 2.3
    • April 2005 2.4
    • September 2006 2.5
    • October 2006 2.6
    • May 2009 2.7
    • January 2012 2.8
    • September 2014 2.9
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Group companies


December 2002

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is established through a share transfer from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. SMFG's shares become listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Osaka Securities Exchange and the Nagoya Stock Exchange.

February 2003

Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, Limited, SMBC Leasing Company, Limited, and The Japan Research Institute became wholly owned subsidiaries of SMFG.

June 2004

SMFG reached an agreement to form a strategic alliance with Promise Co., Ltd. on consumer finance business. The two firms started collaborative business in April 2005.

April 2005

SMFG reached an agreement to form a strategic alliance with NTT DoCoMo on credit card business. A portion of the shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Card held by SMFG were transferred to NTT DoCoMo, and Sumitomo Mitsui Card issued new shares and allocated them to NTT DoCoMo by means of third party allocation in July 2005. Collaborative business began in December 2005.

September 2006

SMBC Friend Securities became a wholly owned subsidiary of SMFG.

October 2006

SMFG reached an agreement to pursue strategic joint business with the Sumitomo Corporation group in the leasing and auto leasing businesses.

May 2009

SMFG acquires Nikko Cordial, a brokerage, from Citigroup.

January 2012

The company has agreed to buy Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc's aircraft leasing division for $7.3 billion in the world's biggest acquisition of a leasing business as of January 2012.[1]

September 2014

It raises profit estimate.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Finch, Gavin; Hyuga, Takahiko (January 17, 2012). "Sumitomo Mitsui to Buy RBS's Aviation Division for $7.3 Billion". San Francisco Chronicle. Archived from the original on January 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ Japan's SMFG raises H1 net profit estimate by 39 pct

External links

  • Official website:
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