Key Addition Signals Bank’s Continuing Commitment To Boost its Financial Sponsors Franchise
New York, January 14, 2019 – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial institutions, today announced that Scott McLallen has joined MUFG as a Managing Director in the bank’s Private Equity Sponsor coverage group.
Based in New York, he is scheduled to begin on January 14.
Mr. McLallen will report to Matt Maley, who was hired in 2018 as the Head of MUFG’s Private Equity Sponsor coverage team. The group is part of MUFG’s Corporate Advisory for the Americas unit.
"Scott’s experience and depth of industry knowledge will be crucial components as we continue expanding our coverage of financial sponsors," Mr. Maley said. "We are excited to have Scott join our team and help us drive our initiatives forward in this important sector.”
With more than two decades of industry experience, Mr. McLallen joins MUFG from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he worked for nearly eight years as a Managing Director in the bank’s Financial Sponsors Group. Mr. McLallen also spent time as a Managing Director at Portico Capital, and spent eight years in private equity as a Principal at Monitor Clipper Partners and Leeds Equity Partners. Earlier in his career, Mr. McLallen worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where in the firm’s Leveraged Finance group.
“Building our Financial Sponsor coverage group remains a high priority for MUFG, and bringing Scott on-board is the most recent example of our commitment to this vital franchise,” said Robert Smock, MUFG’s Head of Corporate Advisory for the Americas. “Under the leadership of Matt and Scott, I am confident these two experienced leaders will grow this business as we seek to bring strategic ideas and capital to support sponsor investments.”
MUFG’s Financial Sponsor practice shares a close relationship with the bank’s Leveraged Finance group. Grant Moyer, Head of Leveraged Capital Markets at MUFG Securities, said: "Mr. McLallen’s background in both Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance will further solidify the bridge between our two businesses as we continue to seek ways to add value to our clients.”
Mr. McLallen earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.’s U.S. Operations including MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation
The U.S. operations of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial groups, has total assets of $326.5 billion at September 30, 2018. As part of that total, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (MUAH), a financial holding company, bank holding company and intermediate holding company, has total assets of $161.0 billion at September 30, 2018. MUAH’s main subsidiaries are MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. MUFG Union Bank, N.A. provides a wide range of financial services to consumers, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. As of September 30, 2018, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 354 branches, consisting primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York and Georgia, as well as 22 PurePoint® Financial Centers. MUFG Securities Americas Inc. is a registered securities broker-dealer which engages in capital markets origination transactions, private placements, collateralized financings, securities borrowing and lending transactions, and domestic and foreign debt and equities securities transactions. MUAH is owned by MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. MUFG Bank, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., has offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Canada. Visit https://www.unionbank.com or www.mufgamericas.com for more information.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 1,800 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit https://www.mufg.jp/english.