Corporate and Investment Banking

True partnerships—tailored solutions

Being proactive and insightful are at the heart of our approach to client partnerships. Our team delivers innovative solutions—informed by industry insights, global connectivity, and a deep understanding of financial markets. We are committed to trusted, long-term relationships, backed by the stability and strength of our centuries-old global financial institution. We partner with clients to help them accomplish their goals.

INDUSTRY COVERAGE

Expertise in navigating industry-specific opportunities

From international expansion to complex cross-border financing arrangements, we leverage extensive institutional resources and a global reach to help our clients execute their strategic goals across a range of industries. We aim to understand each client’s priorities and goals and develop tailored financial solutions.

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Japanese and Asian Corporate Banking Coverage

Full access to resources in the Americas and the world

We help Japanese and Asian corporations operating in the Americas find solutions to their financing needs. Our relationship managers ensure each client across the Pacific has access to the full range of our global resources, products, and services. Our clients are expanding in many areas, including natural resources and infrastructure-related industries as well as through merger and acquisition activities. In response to the rapidly evolving marketplace, we have developed a wide range of products that can help our clients to capitalize on their new opportunities.

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Sponsor Coverage

Private equity sponsors find capital solutions they need

Whether middle market or large and global, domestic and cross-border client needs are met by our team. We offer solutions to provide liquidity and leveraged finance with a customized approach that keeps clients top of mind.

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REGIONAL COVERAGE

Seamless coverage from local to global

We meet our clients where they need us—locally and with access to global markets. Our offices and affiliates across North America and Latin America successfully bridge the gap between regional complexities and international transactions.

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DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

Large-scale financing that supports clients’ needs

Our debt product specialists originate, structure, and market securities in challenging and ever-changing markets. Our global debt syndicate teams are continuously active in the markets and specialize in bringing the right issuers and investors together. As a result, SMBC is one of the leading bookrunners of domestic and international debt issuers. We propose ideas on capital raising, structuring, optimizing capital structure, and risk management, and then complement our idea generation with transaction execution services. Sustainable finance is a key area of focus for our business, as we strive to help our clients achieve their sustainability goals via the bond market.

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EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

Inventive solutions for business expansion

With access to our network of long-term investors, we help companies realize their vision by offering a full spectrum of capital-raising services. We combine unique insights from our long history with Asian investors with a focus on customized service from local equity market experts in the Americas. Our team of advisors can assist with public and private equity fundings from origination to execution.

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Loan Capital Markets

Innovative full-service loan market platform

Serving our individual client needs with a full understanding of global markets, up-to-date conditions, and broad loan market expertise is how we do it, every time, every day. Our solutions are designed with each client’s unique needs in mind.

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Structured Debt

Tailored solutions to meet any circumstance and goal

We are a trusted partner in structured finance transactions in the securitization markets. With a deep knowledge of laws and requirements, plus a firm commitment to privacy and precision, we protect our clients by eliminating risk—while maximizing returns. Our sophisticated financing options give institutional and corporate clients access to working capital while managing risk. A strong balance sheet enables us to offer differentiated strategies to our institutional clients seeking high-leverage financing. We fully underwrite transactions that deliver results and provide leadership and guidance for investments.

Asset-Based Lending

Asset-Based Lending

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Global Trade Finance

Global Trade Finance

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Lease Finance

Lease Finance

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Lender Finance

Lender Finance

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Leveraged Finance

Leveraged Finance

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Municipal Finance

Municipal Finance

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Private Placements

Private Placements

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Railcar Leasing

Railcar Leasing

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Structured and Project Finance

Structured and Project Finance

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Subscription and Fund Finance

Subscription and Fund Finance

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Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance

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ADVISORY SOLUTIONS

Fuel expansion and navigate complex capital challenges

Improve competitive positioning and drive growth with strategic solutions, including strategic alliances.

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Derivatives

Reducing risk while driving growth

Our team of experts offers an array of solutions that allow you to achieve growth, while lowering exposure to risk. We are a market maker for swaps, including interest-rate, currency, and commodity swaps and related derivative products.

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