Aozora Bank, Ltd. engages in the provision of financial products and services. It operates through the following segments: Individual Sales Group, Corporate Sales Group, Financial and Regional Corporation Sales Group, Special Finance Group, International Finance Group, and Financial Markets Group. The Individual Sales Group handles deposits for individual customers, sales of investment trusts and insurance, and other financial services. The Corporate Sales Group covers loans to corporate customers, mainly business corporations and public corporations, deposits, sales of financial products, liquidation of receivables, private placement bonds, M & A-related business, private equity investment business, acquisition finance and other finance. The Financial and Regional Corporation Sales Group manages lending, deposits, sales of financial products and other financial services to corporate customers, mainly financial corporations. The Special Finance Group covers rehabilitation finance, real estate finance, and other highly specialized financial services. The International Finance Group handles overseas investment and loan business and other highly specialized financial services. The Financial Markets Group sells derivative products and foreign exchange products for customers, the trading business of derivatives and foreign exchange, and the ALM business. The company was founded in April 1957 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.