Global coverage with 24-hour price quoting

SMBC Group acts as a market maker in all major currencies providing liquidity and structuring expertise for our global client base in over-the-counter derivatives. We have active long dated trading books and dedicated traders for over 30 currencies and various products.

We provide around-the-clock pricing to clients from our offices in London, Frankfurt, New York and Hong Kong. Clients benefit from the capital strength and credit quality of SMBC Group.


SMBC Group offer a wide range of derivative products from plain vanilla swaps to more structured exotic hedging products to suit our clients' needs. We cover different types of clients, from corporates to financial institutions and structured finance across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Competitive market-making in a range of derivatives products

We are currently a market maker in interest rate swaps, currency swaps and interest rate options, such as caps, floors and swaptions, in over 30 different currencies. We also provide a range of more niche products including inflation swaps and commodity swaps. Exotic structures can be available on request.

Top provider of options hedging

We are a top provider of upfront premium caps, with competitive pricing, and can provide flexibility to clients who need to hedge using credit-risk free products, such as upfront premium caps and cash-settled upfront premium swaptions, even on deals on which SMBC Group is not a lender.

Hedge coordination

We are experienced in providing hedge coordination services, including for complex, high notional and long-dated deals.

Corporate risk strategy and solutions

We provide quantitative analysis to help clients make informed risk management decisions. Using a robust framework that combines a thorough analysis of prevailing market conditions with a client’s risk policy objectives, we identify bespoke and cost-effective solutions to meet the specific needs of clients.

AA-/Aa1 rated special purpose vehicle

SMBC Derivative Products Limited (SMBC DP) is a bankruptcy remote special purpose vehicle with counterparty risk ratings of AA- and Aa1 from S&P and Moody's respectively. SMBC DP can be used on a selective basis for booking certain types of derivative products for highly rated counterparties.


All major currencies plus an extensive range of emerging market currencies

Europe, Middle East and Africa
AEDUnited Arab Emirates dirham
CHFSwiss franc
CZKCzech koruna
DKKDanish krone
GBPBritish pound sterling
HUFHungarian forint
ILSIsraeli new shekel
NOKNorwegian krone
PLNPolish zloty
RUBRussian ruble
SARSaudi riyal
SEKSwedish krona
ZARSouth African rand
Rest of world
AUDAustralian dollar
CADCanadian dollar
HKDHong Kong dollar
JPYJapanese yen
MXNMexican peso
NZDNew Zealand dollar
SGDSingapore dollar
THBThai baht
USDUnited States dollar