History

Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.

October
2007
The former Sumisho Lease Co., Ltd. and the former SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd. Merged to become Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.
December
2008
Nichiere Co., Ltd., (current SMFL Rental Co., Ltd.)converted to a consolidated subsidiary
June
2009
AJCC Corporation (current AJCC Co., Ltd.) converted from an equity-method affiliate to a consolidated subsidiary
July
2009
Nexrent Corporation launched (Sumigin Rex Co., Ltd. and Nichiere Co., Ltd. merged)
December
2009
Merged with SMFL Investment Co., Ltd. (Continuing company: Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.)
January
2010
Subsidiary in Indonesia established
November
2010
SFI Leasing Co., Ltd. converted to a consolidated subsidiary
June
2012
The aircraft leasing business of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC purchased jointly by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation; operations commenced under the name SMBC Aviation Capital
December
2012
Beijing Branch in China established
June
2013
Chengdu Branch in China established
October
2013
SMFL Rental Co., Ltd. launched (Just-In Rentec Co., Ltd. and Nexrent Corporation merged)
July
2014
Co-establishes Hospital Supply Japan Company,Limited with GREEN HOSPITAL SUPPLY, INC.
October
2014
Opens New York branch office
December
2014
Shanghai Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd established
December
2015
DMG MORI Finance GmbH converted to a consolidated subsidiary
April
2016
GE Japan GK (current SMFL Capital Co., Ltd.) converted to a consolidated subsidiary

The former Sumisho Lease Co., Ltd.

February
1963
The former Sumisho Lease Co., Ltd. established
May
1968
Entered the leasing business as the comprehensive leasing company of the Sumitomo Group, centered around Sumitomo Corporation, and name changed to Sumisho Lease Kosan Co., Ltd.
October
1969
Name changed to Sumisho Lease Co., Ltd.
March
2003
Subsidiary in Thailand established
Marubeni Sogo Lease Co., Ltd. (current MG Leasing Corporation) converted to a consolidated subsidiary
May
2005
Just-In Rentec Co., Ltd. converted to a consolidated subsidiary

The former SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd.

September
1968
The former SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd. established
August
1972
Subsidiary in Hong Kong established
May
1980
Subsidiary in Singapore established
October
1982
Name changed to Sumigin Sogo Lease Co., Ltd.
February
1986
Name changed to Sumigin Lease Co., Ltd.
February
1988
Established SBL Kosan Co., Ltd. (current SMFL Business Service Co., Ltd.)
January
1995
Established SBL Services Co., Ltd. (currently, SMFL Trust Co., Ltd.)
September
1996
Subsidiary in Guangzhou, China established
December
1996
Sumigin Rex Co., Ltd. established
March
1997
Subsidiary in Malaysia established
September
2001
Name changed to SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd.
October
2003
Merged with Sakura Lease Co., Ltd. (Continuing company: SMBC Leasing Co., Ltd.)
July
2007
Shanghai Branch in China established
September
2007
Established SMFL Investment Co., Ltd.
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