Sony Financial Holdings


, founded on 1 April 2004 as Sony Financial Holdings Inc., is a Japanese
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Sony , commonly known as Sony and stylized as SONY, is a Japanese multinational Multinational may refer to: * Multinational corporation, a corporate organization operating in multiple countries * Multinational force, a military body from multi ...

's financial services business and headquartered in
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. It operates various businesses, including both life and non-life ,
online banking Online banking, also known as internet banking, web banking or home banking, is an electronic payment system An e-commerce payment system (or an electronic payment system) facilitates the acceptance of electronic payment for e-commerce, online t ...
, credit card settlement, nursing care, and
venture capital Venture capital (VC) is a form of private equity Private equity (PE) typically refers to investment funds, generally organized as limited partnerships, that buy and restructure companies that are not publicly traded. Private equity is a typ ...
. On May 19, 2020, Sony Corporation announced that it will turn Sony Financial Holdings, of which Sony already owns 65.06% of shares, to a wholly owned subsidiary through a tender offer. Sony Financial Holdings has been delisted from the
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after the takeover process was finalized on July 14, 2020. On October 1, 2021, the company renamed from Sony Financial Holdings to Sony Financial Group.


* Sony Life Insurance * Sony Assurance * Sony Bank ** Sony Payment Services *** SmartLink Network * Sony Lifecare ** Lifecare Design ** Proud Life * Sony Financial Ventures


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Sony Financial Group Inc.

Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

Sony Assurance Inc.

Sony Bank Inc.

Sony Lifecare Inc.
{{japan-company-stub Financial services companies established in 2004 Financial Group Banks of Japan Financial services companies based in Tokyo Holding companies based in Tokyo Companies formerly listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange