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Company Profile

IncorporationMarch 5, 1951
Location of headquarters4-1 Odori Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo City
Total assets¥7,065.2 billion
Deposits (including NCDs)¥5,696.4 billion
Loans¥4,149.5 billion
Issued shares
Common stock
Issued shares
Preferred stock (Type 2)
Capital adequacy ratio
(As of June 30, 2020)
144 (136 branches, 8 sub-branches)
(As of June 30, 2020)
3 representative offices

(As of March 31, 2022)

History of Establishment

As momentum increased for the establishment of an ordinary commercial bank in Hokkaido due to the vigorous demand for funds caused by the sudden rise in new industries and rapid population increase in postwar Japan, a request for the establishment of “The Hokkaido Bank, Ltd.” was unanimously approved at a meeting of small and medium-sized enterprise operators from all across Hokkaido held on August 3 and 4, 1950 (Asahikawa) and an all-Hokkaido meeting of Chambers of Commerce and Industry held on August 9 and 10 a few days later (Asahikawa).
Subsequently, through the work of 400 promoters from all regions and classes in Hokkaido, a genuine “bank with deep roots in Hokkaido” was established at the inaugural meeting (Sapporo) on March 3, 1951 (registration of incorporation: March 5, 1951).

Logo type

With a structure of a regular hexagon and straight lines modeled on a snow crystal, our logo expresses the security and quality of Hokkaido Bank, and the rich natural environment of Hokkaido is represented by the green base color. Additionally, the future potential for expansion, both of Hokkaido Bank and the regional society, is expressed by the radiating lines that extend from the center out to the edges.


  • Date of Adoption:
    April 1, 1974
  • Color:
    Green, designated color of Hokkaido Bank
  • Designer:
    Susumu Endo
    (Asahikawa-born designer, now resident in Tokyo)

Management Philosophy

Hokkaido Bank utilizes our network as a regional financial group covering a wide area, and applies comprehensive financial service functions on the basis of sound management to contribute to the peace of mind and welfare of customers in our business territory, and continues to develop.

Mutual Regional Prosperity
Implement a social mission, and develop together with the regional society and our customers.
Fairness and Reliability
Aim for sound corporate activities through fair and reliable management, and prove worthy of our customers’ trust.
Progressive Creation
Pursue creation and innovation, and provide attractive services from an energetic workplace.