The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd.

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Mitsubishi Bank's head office in Marunouchi during the Meiji period.
(Source: The Mitsubishi Archives)

In 1880, Yataro established the Mitsubishi Kawase-ten (Exchange Store), a financial exchange house that also engaged in the warehousing business. In 1885, Mitsubishi took over the management of the 119th National Bank and formally entered the financial services industry, adopting the name Mitsubishi Bank in 1919.