Growing Business through Smart Leasing Strategies

Whether the goal is to improve return on investment capital or to better manage working capital, SMBC — through its subsidiary, SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc. — offers comprehensive and sophisticated lease financing and cross-border financing solutions to meet our clients’ unique challenges. By leveraging our extensive asset knowledge and our expertise in lease structures, lease and general accounting principles, and potential tax implications, we see strategic opportunities that others might miss. In the US, Asia, and Europe, our clients rely on our proven ability to create innovative solutions to propel their businesses forward.

Proactive. Flexible. Agile.

Customized tax and non-tax oriented leases and structured finance products for the global marketplace

Financial Stability:  Substantial operating enterprise with a total capitalization in excess of $750 million

End-to-end Support:  We serve as lessee advisor, deal arranger, principal, and equity/debt placement agent

Proven Leaders:  Our team of industry experts have extensive experience leading, advising, and arranging leases and other asset-based transactions

Global Reach:  Ready to advance our clients’ cross-border strategies in the US, Europe, and Asia from New York, London, and Sydney

Products and Services

Customized tax and non-tax oriented leases and structured finance products for the global marketplace

Tax Leases

  • Facilities and equipment
  • Domestic and international

Purchase/Leasebacks

  • Real estate, facilities, and equipment
  • Primarily US, UK, and Japan

Tax Ownership Operating Leases

  • Synthetic leases
  • Domestic and international

Construction Financing

Mezzanine Loans

  • Single tenant properties

Secured loans and Capital Leases

  • Real estate and equipment

Arranges and/or participates
as an equity investor and as a lender in structured financings for:

  • Aircraft, rail, trucking, and maritime equipment
  • Corporate real estate
  • Power generating, industrial, and other commercial facilities and related equipment
  • IT equipment (capital leases and secured loans)