SMBC Group has been active in leasing finance for more than 25 years. The bank’s experienced leasing finance team has extensive knowledge and can provide, arrange and advise on leases and other asset-based financing products.

Products and services in EMEA are provided by SMBC Leasing and Finance Inc and its UK subsidiary SMBC Leasing (UK) Limited.

Adviser and principal

Leasing finance teams in London, New York and Sydney act as both adviser and principal in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, United States and Australia. This allows the bank to provide expert advice, and to remain aware of all the latest market developments across a number of lease jurisdictions.

SMBC Group has financed a wide cross section of asset types, from ‘soft’ assets such as IT software to ‘hard’ assets such as rolling stock.


  • Finance lease
  • Hire purchase
  • Operating lease
  • Structured off-balance sheet solutions
  • Receivables purchases
  • Construction financing and pre-delivery finance
  • Asset backed loans
  • Advisory services