European Economic Area

SMBC Bank EU AG (SMBC EU) is a CRR* credit institution established in Germany, authorised by the European Central Bank (ECB) and supervised by Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) (BaFin). It provides business and financial services in the European Economic Area (EEA) as a wholly owned European subsidiary of SMBC.

*Capital Requirements Regulation (EU) No. 575/2013.

Merger with SMBC Nikko CM Europe

Creation of a universal bank

SMBC EU will begin providing securities service as a universal bank by merging with SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Europe GmbH (SMBC Nikko CM Europe), subject to completion of legal and regulatory processes, in April 2022.

The merger will enable SMBC Group to better serve customers by offering banking and securities products through a single entity providing the full range of financial services. Expanding the range of its financial service to meet a variety of customer needs, SMBC Group aims to provide higher value-added solutions with customers in the EEA.

PDF News release: Creation of a universal bank by merging two German subsidiaries (SMBC Group – 24 November 2021)

Corporate profile of SMBC EU

Business Commercial banking
Establishment date 25 September 2017
Executive board Stanislas Roger (chairman), Tetsuji Ueno, Dr Niklas Dieterich, Jörg Legens and Isabelle Saadjian
Supervisory board Keiichiro Nakamura (chairman)
Legal form Aktiengesellschaft (stock corporation)  
Capital stock € 5.1bn
Ownership 100% Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
(SMBC subsidiary incorporated in Germany)
Head office Main Tower, Neue Mainzer Straße 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Network Head office in Frankfurt and branches in Amsterdam, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Prague.
Commercial register Amtsgericht (district court) in Frankfurt am Main under HRB 110214
VAT-ID DE815784709
Authorisation authority European Central Bank. Authorised on 9 November 2018.
Supervision authority Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) (BaFin)

Bankenaufsicht (banking supervision)
Graurheindorfer Straße 108, 53117 Bonn, Germany

Wertpapieraufsicht (securities supervision)
Marie-Curie-Straße 24-28, 60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

For proof of our authorisation, please see the relevant entry in the BaFin Unternehmensdatenbank (company register)
Contact Tel +49 (0)69 22229-8200
Fax +49 (0)69 22229-8202

Information correct as of 6 October 2021.

Credit Rating

Long term A
Short term A-1

Ratings correct as of 31 March 2021.

Ownership structure

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG)
↓   100%   ↓
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) Tokyo
↓   100%   ↓