The SuMi TRUST Group is a Japanese financial group which can be traced back to 1924. It began as a trust company and now conducts commercial banking, real estate and asset management business. The group comprises a holding company (Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, Inc.) whose wholly-owned core subsidiaries are Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (‘SuMi TRUST Bank’) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (‘SuMi TRUST AM’)
SuMi TRUST Bank provides various products to its clients including non-listed products, such as private equity/debt, Japanese real estate and financing, and project investment opportunities, in addition to traditional commercial banking.
SuMi TRUST AM is the core asset management arm of the group and is one of the largest asset managers in Asia by AUM. It offers products whose underlying assets are mainly listed securities. SuMi TRUST AM provides various active and passive strategies which invest in its local Japanese assets, as well as Asian and global assets.
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