NEW YORK, June 3, 2016 – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial groups, today announced that Jonathan Lindenberg has been promoted to the newly created position of Deputy Head of Investment Banking for the Americas.
In addition to continuing in his role as Head of Structured Finance for the Americas, Lindenberg assumes oversight of the Commodity & Structured Trade Finance, Funds Finance, and Stable Value Products businesses within the Investment Banking group.
He reports to Fumitaka Nakahama, MUFG’s Head of Investment Banking for the Americas.
After spending 18 years at Citigroup, Lindenberg joined MUFG in 2009 and was named a managing director and Head of the Structured Finance for the Americas in 2012. During that time he has played a major role in building a Project Finance group of nearly 80 professionals that focuses on the power, oil and gas, mining, and infrastructure industries, as well as export and agency financings.
MUFG’s Project Finance business is widely recognized as one of the market leaders in the Americas and globally: over the past 12 months, it has been cited by IJGlobal Magazine as “Americas Bank of the Year” for 2015, and “Global Bank of the Year” by Project Finance International. Moreover, it has been ranked No. 1 in the Thomson Reuters Americas and Dealogic North American Project Finance league tables from 2010 through 2015.
In a joint statement, Nakahama and Johannes (Johs) Worsoe, MUFG’s Head of Investment Banking & Markets for the Americas said: “This appointment is well-deserved for Jon. Under his leadership, MUFG has become the premier bank for structured finance. His stellar track-record, focus on clients and communications skills make Jon a natural choice to take on these additional managerial responsibilities.”
Lindenberg holds a BS in Economics, with high distinction, from Indiana University and an MBA, with highest honors, from the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Business.
About MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation
Headquartered in New York, MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation is a financial holding company and bank holding company with total assets of $120.9 billion at March 31, 2016. Its principal subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., provides an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. As of March 31, 2016, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 370 branches, comprised primarily of retail banking branches in the West Coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York and Georgia, as well as two international offices. MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading financial groups. Visit www.unionbank.com or www.mufgamericas.com for more information.
About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.) is one of the world’s leading financial groups, with total assets of approximately ¥298.3 trillion (JPY) or $2.6 trillion (USD)1, as of March 31, 2016. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with about 1,200 offices in nearly 50 countries. The Group has over 140,000 employees and about 300 entities, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group’s operating companies include Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan’s leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s largest securities firms. Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group”, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs or 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 (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges. Visit www.mufg.jp/english/index.html.
(1)Exchange rate of 1 USD=¥112.68 (JPY) as of March 31, 2016