Press Release

Compliance with U.S. Enhanced Prudential Standards: Transfer of the Ownership of U.S. Subsidiaries and Affiliate

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Rich Silverman
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Investor Relations contact:
Doug Lambert
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Tokyo, March 25, 2016 — Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) hereby announces that it has decided to designate MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (MUAH), a U.S. subsidiary of MUFG’s direct subsidiary, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), as its U.S. intermediate holding company which is required to be established under the U.S. Enhanced Prudential Standards (the EPS Rules). Subject to all required regulatory approvals and necessary decisions by MUFG’s subsidiaries in Japan and the U.S., BTMU, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD) will transfer the ownership of their U.S. subsidiaries and affiliate to MUAH. 

1. Ownership transfer 

(1) Effective as of July 1, 2016, the ownership of the U.S. subsidiaries and affiliate is planned to be transferred as follows: 

U.S. subsidiaries and affiliate to be transferred to MUAH
MUAH Current ownership of voting rights
After the change in shareholding
BTMU Capital Corporation
BTMU Securities, Inc.
MUFG Americas Capital Company
BTMU 100%
MUAH(*1) 100%
Morgan Stanley MUFG Loan Partners, LLC
BTMU 50%
Morgan Stanley 50%
MUAH(*1) 50%
Morgan Stanley 50%
U.S. subsidiaries and affiliate to be transferred to MUAH Current ownership of voting rights After the change in shareholding BTMU Capital Corporation BTMU Securities, Inc. MUFG Americas Capital Company BTMU 100% MUAH(*1) 100% Morgan Stanley MUFG Loan Partners, LLC BTMU 50% Morgan Stanley 50% MUAH(*1) 50% Morgan Stanley 50% MUFG Fund Securities (USA) LLC(*2)
MUTB(*3) 100%
MUAH(*4) 100%
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc.(*5)
MUSHD 100%
MUAH(*4) 100%
(*1) BTMU will transfer its shares and ownership interests in its U.S. subsidiaries and affiliate (excluding MUAH and its subsid