History

Overall management

2001 April 6
Preliminary license received

Preliminary license received

April 10

IY Bank Co., Ltd. established
(common stock: 20,205 million yen)

April 25 Banking business license received
May 7
IY Bank cash card

Initiated operations
(began accepting applications for new accounts)

May 15
  • First-generation ATM
  • Ceremony for the start of ATM services

Initiated ATM services

May 23 Joined Japanese Bankers Association (full member)
June 11 Connected to Zengin system
June 13 Connected to BANCS
June 18 Initiated money transfer services
July 13 Number of ATMs installed exceeded 1,000
August 30 First third-party allocation of shares (common stock: 30,805 million yen)
December 17 Initiated Internet, mobile and telephone banking services
2002 March 27 Second third-party allocation of shares (common stock: 61,000 million yen)
2003 March 24 Number of ATMs installed exceeded 5,000
2004 July 7 Established Customer Service Division
2005 April 1 Initiated operation of ATM Call Center (Osaka)
April 4 Number of ATMs installed exceeded 10,000 Began handling time deposits for defined contribution pension plans
April 27 Established first staffed outlet in Ito-Yokado Soga store
July 26
Second-generation ATM

Introduction of second-generation ATMs

October 11
Seven Bank IC cash card

Company name changed to Seven Bank, Ltd.

2006 January 3 Began operation of new accounting system
March 20 Began providing time deposit service
April 3 Began accepting IC cash cards
September 1 Common stock reduced (common stock of 61,000 million yen reduced by transfer of 30,500 million yen to capital surplus)
2007 June 25 First dividend paid since establishment Began receiving outsourcing of ATM operation and administration
July 11
Ceremony for the start of services for cards issued overseas

Initiated services for cards issued overseas

September 3 Began loading money onto nanaco electronic money cards at ATMs
September 27 Completed installation of ATMs in Seven-Eleven and Ito-Yokado operating areas (36 prefectures at the time)
November 26 Initiated ATM services for visually impaired customers (voice-guided transactions)
December 17 Completed installation of ATMs in all 47 prefectures
2008 February 29 Listed on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange (currently the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ Market)
2009 April 1 Established the Financial Crime Prevention Office (now the Financial Crime Risk Strategy Planning and Prevention Division)
2010 January 25 Initiated personal loan services
July 7
Shinjuku Kabukicho corner (internal view)

Established directly managed ATM corner

November 5 Number of ATMs installed exceeded 15,000
November 29
Third-generation ATM

Introduction of third-generation ATMs

2011 March 22 Initiated international money transfer services (initiated Internet and mobile banking services)
July 19 Initiated international money transfer services by ATM
December 1 1,000-for-1 stock split Adopted share unit number system with 100 shares per unit
December 26
Listing ceremony

Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

2012 June 27 Number of Seven Bank accounts exceeded 1 million
October 6 Acquired all issued shares of Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. of the United States to make it a wholly owned subsidiary
2013 February 1 Customer Service Center for International Money Transfers began operation
September 27 U.S.-based subsidiary Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. acquired the ATM business of Global Axcess Corp.
2014 January 8 Initiated Seven Bank account ATM transaction screens in nine languages
June 10 Established PT. ABADI TAMBAH MULIA INTERNASIONAL (“ATMi”), a joint venture operating ATMs in Indonesia
July 1 Established Bank Business Factory Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary engaged in back-office support on commission
July 31 Number of ATMs installed exceeded 20,000
2015 July 8 U.S.-based subsidiary Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc. established FCTI Canada, Inc., a subsidiary operating ATMs in Canada
October 1 Financial Consulting & Trading International, Inc., a subsidiary in the United States, changed its name to “FCTI, Inc.”
December 16 Expansion of language options on ATM screens and slips to 12 languages, etc. when cards issued overseas are used
2016 October 17 Began issuing cash cards with a debit function
2017 March 27 Began offering the ATM deposit/withdrawal service via smartphones
2018 January 11 Established Seven Payment Service, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, which conducts remittance and settlement services

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Start date of ATM installation by prefecture

  • 2001 May 15 Tokyo
    June 1 Shizuoka
    June 18 Saitama
    July 23 Osaka
    July 27 Hyōgo
    2002 January 21 Kanagawa
    February 18 Chiba
    May 20 Tochigi
    December 4 Aichi
    December 16 Kyoto
    2003 February 18 Nagano
    February 24 Shiga
    March 24 Fukuoka
    July 23 Ibaraki
    September 22 Hiroshima
    October 20 Fukushima
    2004 March 1 Niigata
    March 22 Kumamoto
    April 19 Yamagata
    May 17 Hokkaido
    July 9 Yamaguchi
    July 28 Gunma
    October 26 Nagasaki
    December 6 Okayama
  • 2005 April 4 Miyazaki
    August 1 Yamanashi
    November 18 Gifu
    November 24 Saga
    2006 February 16 Mie
    March 1 Miyagi
    October 2 Nara
    October 10 Iwate
    2007 March 19 Aomori
    July 23 Akita
    July 23 Wakayama
    September 27 Oita
    November 5 Kagawa
    November 12 Fukui
    November 12 Tokushima
    November 12 Kagoshima
    November 19 Toyama
    November 19 Ishikawa
    November 19 Tottori
    November 19 Shimane
    November 26 Ehime
    November 26 Okinawa
    December 17 Kouchi

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Number of installed ATMs

2001 July 13 Over 1,000
November 11 Over 2,000
2002 March 2 Over 3,000
June 22 Over 4,000
2003 March 24 Over 5,000
August 7 Over 6,000
November 27 Over 7,000
2004 May 17 Over 8,000
July 28 Over 9,000
2005 April 4 Over 10,000
2006 February 17 Over 11,000
2007 February 23 Over 12,000
2008 February 29 Over 13,000
2009 July 24 Over 14,000
2010 November 5 Over 15,000
2011 September 30 Over 16,000
2012 August 5 Over 17,000
2013 March 22 Over 18,000
November 29 Over 19,000
2014 July 31 Over 20,000
2015 March 19 Over 21,000
December 18 Over 22,000
2016 September 29 Over 23,000
2017 November 30 Over 24,000
2019 February 28 Over 25,000