Nanto Bank

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The Nanto Bank, Ltd.
(TYO: 8367)
(OSE: 8367)
Industry Financial Services
Predecessor The Sixty-Eighth Bank, Ltd.
The Yoshino Bank, Ltd.
The Yagi Bank, Ltd.
The Gose Bank, Ltd.
Founded June 1, 1934
Headquarters Nara City, Nara, Japan
Number of locations
136 branches
2 rep. offices(as of March 31, 2009)
Area served
Central Japan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai
Key people
Yasuo Ueno (President)
Services Personal Banking
Corporate Banking
Revenue ¥81.869 billion (2015)
¥18.012 billion (2015)
Profit ¥9.874 billion (2015)
Total assets ¥5.329 trillion (as of March 31, 2015)
Total equity ¥186.4 billion (as of March 31, 2015)
Number of employees
2,697 (as of March 31, 2015)

Nanto Credit Guarantee Co., Ltd.
Nanto Lease Co., Ltd.
Nanto Computer Service Co., Ltd.
Nanto DC Card Co., Ltd.
Nanto Card Services Co., Ltd.
Nanto Estate Co., Ltd.
Nanto Business Service Co., Ltd.
Nanto Staff Service Co., Ltd.
Nangin Agency Co., Ltd.

Nanto Investment Management Co., Ltd.

The Nanto Bank, Ltd. (株式会社南都銀行, Nanto ginkō) is a regional bank that mainly operates in Nara Prefecture, Japan. The bank, established in June 1934, has 136 domestic branches in Nara, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Mie, Wakayama, and Tokyo as well as representative offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, China.

The Nanto Bank commands 48.4% of all deposits and 50.5% of all lending in Nara Prefecture that mainly serves as bedroom communities for neighboring Osaka, with a population of 1,421,000. The total assets of the bank reached 4.61 trillion yen as of March 2009.

The bank provides general banking services such as deposits, loans, and exchange transactions, as well as other financial services including securities brokerage, letter of credit, credit cards, leasing, and software development. Due to the recent shrinking tendency in population in Nara, the strategy of the Nanto Bank is to seek growth in neighboring Osaka while providing wealth management products to the retail banking market in Nara.

Major Stockholders[edit]

As of March 31, 2015, the top 10 stockholders of Nanto Bank are:[1]

Stockholders Number of shares (thousands) Percentage (%)
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 10,283 3.77
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. 8,991 3.29
Nippon Life Insurance Co. 8,531 3.12
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. (standing proxy: Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.) 8,430 3.09
The Nanto Bank Employees’ Shareholders Association 7,940 2.91
Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. (standing proxy: Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd.) 5,420 1.98
DMG MORI Co., Ltd. 4,766 1.74
Kitamura Forestry Co., Ltd. 4,063 1.48
The Shiga Bank, Ltd. (standing proxy: Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd.) 3,204 1.17
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. 3,094 1.13
Total 64,724 23.72


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