1. Deutsche Bank
    Principle Office: Frankfurt, Germany
    Asset Size: $502,279 million
    Description: As the world's largest bank, Deutsche Bank offers practically every banking service imaginable. It is a large retail and commercial bank that, like its counterparts, has begun to offer online banking to its customers. Deutsche Bank has subsidiaries in all corners of the world.
  2. Sanwa Bank
    Principle Office: Osaka, Japan
    Asset Size: $500,026 million
    Description: Founded in 1877, Sanwa Bank went global in 1953. It is a major player in commercial and investment banking. Sanwa also places a great deal of emphasis on risk management.
  3. Sumitomo
    Principle Office: Osaka, Japan
    Asset Size: $498,917 million
    Description: Over the past century, Sumitomo has steadily grown to become a full-service financial institution with an extensive network of branches and offices in Japan and overseas. Its main areas of expertise are project finance, asset-backed finance, mergers and acquisitions, trade finance, securities, trust services, leasing finance and derivatives.
  4. Dai-Ichi Kangyo
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $497,612 million
    Description: Dai-Ichi Kangyo's English web site is not very extensive. It contains an informative description of its global operations. The web site does not introduce its services but does mention risk management and company financials.
  5. Fuji
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $486,351 million
    Description: Established in 1880, Fuji Bank has approximately 400 offices worldwide. Fuji's strengths include foreign exchange, derivatives, capital markets, funds management, and custodial service.
  6. Sakura
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $477,079 million
    Description: Sakura's web site is limited and does not offer specifics about services. It does, however, give a basic corporate profile as well as corporate and stock information. Furthermore, it gives details on its domestic and overseas networks.
  7. Mitsubishi
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $474,045 million
    Description: Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation (page in Japanese) bought out The Bank of Tokyo to form the new Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. The bank now has a vast network of 400 offices worldwide. No further information on services is available.
  8. Norinchukin
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $428,644 million
    Description: No site available.
  9. Credit Agricole
    Principle Office: Paris, France
    Asset Size: $384,340 million
    Description:
  10. Industrial Bank of Japan
    Principle Office: Tokyo, Japan
    Asset Size: $360,638 million
    Description: No site available.



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