Promoting financial business, real estate business, logistics business and strategic projects leading to the evolution of Mitsui's business

Business fields

Financial business
Asset management, insurance, leasing, private equity (buyout investment, venture investment), and commodity derivatives (commodity trading), etc.
Real estate business
Real estate development and leasing, property management, real estate solutions and real estate-related businesses.
Logistics business
Worldwide distribution center, global transportation (international multimodal transportation, etc.) and heavy goods handling businesses.

Finance, real estate and logistics business (01:00)

Our professionals are driving change in finance, real estate and logistics. The sum of their innovations keeps Mitsui evolving, to offer more to societies worldwide.

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Major activities

Promoting financial business, real estate business, logistics business and strategic projects leading to the evolution of Mitsui's business

At the Corporate Development Business Unit, we utilize our expertise in finance, real estate and logistics to develop business in new fields, leading to further evolution of Mitsui & Co.'s business.

Asset Management and insurance: Operations include asset management (management of a wide range of funds, including real estate and infrastructure funds, as well as securities brokering), insurance agency, insurance brokerage, and captive insurance (self-insurance) businesses.

Real Estate: We are expanding businesses in growth sectors and regions, such as in the development of office buildings and logistics facilities in Japan, office buildings and logistics and industrial facilities in Asia, and senior living facilities in the U.S.A.

Leasing: Operations include leasing businesses.

Private Equity: Operations include a buyout investment business for creating new businesses and a venture investments business centered on the domestic and international ICT and healthcare fields.

Commodity Derivatives: We generate revenue and provide clients with risk management/price hedging tools through commodity derivatives in precious metals, non-ferrous metals, energy, and other commodities.

Logistics: We operate distribution center and heavy goods handling businesses worldwide. In addition, we contribute to further development of Mitsui's trading activities through our global transportation business (international multimodal transportation, etc.).

Key projects

  • REIT/Real estate fund business (logistics real estate investment trust business targeting investment in Japan, Singapore and Thailand)
  • Senior living and property businesses (U.S.A.), office buildings (Japan, Asia), logistics and industrial facilities (Japan, China, Asia)
  • Private equity investment business (buyout investment, domestic and international venture investment)
  • Commodity derivative trading business (trading of energy, precious metals, non-ferrous metals, and other commodities)
  • Distribution center operations (logistics for consumer goods, including ecommerce support, in Japan and other parts of Asia), and specialty logistics (heavy goods handling business, etc.).
360° business innovation

The Logic Investing in Logistics


  • Constantly evolving high-performance logistics services (02:15)

    The distribution processing services of Mitsui & Co. Global Logistics, Ltd.

  • Logistics REIT Business (01:59)

    Mitsui & Co., Logistics Partners established Japan Logistics Fund, the first listed Japanese logistic facilities REIT