Press Release

MUFG Wins Global Bank of the Year from Project Finance International Magazine

  • Americas Project Finance team ranked #1 in PFI league table for the fifth consecutive year

  • Project Finance team wins 4 awards in the Americas

  • 2 awards in Asia Pacific and 6 awards in EMEA

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Lauren Sambrotto
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New York, February 11, 2016 – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial groups, today announced it was named Global Bank of the Year by Project Finance International, the magazine’s top annual honor. 

MUFG’s Project Finance team was further recognized by PFI, which presented the bank with the following additional awards: 

Americas Deal of the Year: Corpus Christi LNG

Americas O&G Deal of the Year: Saquarema FPSO

Americas Power Deal of the Year: Salem Harbor

Americas Transport Deal of the Year: ITR

Asia Pacific M&A Deal of the Year: TransGrid

Asia Pacific Mining Deal of the Year: Oyu Tolgoi

Europe Infra Deal of the Year: Thames Tideway Tunnel

Europe PPP Deal of the Year: IJmuiden

Europe M&A Deal of the Year: Fortum Sweden

Europe Power Deal of the Year: Galloper

Middle East and Africa Petrochemical Deal of the Year: Petro Rabigh Phase 2

Middle East and Africa Industrial Deal of the Year: Jazan ASU

“My MUFG colleagues and I are sincerely honored and humbled to receive these honors from PFI, one of the most respected publications in our industry,” said Jon Lindenberg, MUFG’s head of project finance for the Americas. “We are also extremely grateful to our valued clients. The faith and cooperation we receive from them is what enables us to deliver the high level of service they have come to expect — and deserve — from MUFG.” 

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 $116.2 billion at December 31, 2015. 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 December 31, 2015, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 369 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 leading financial groups. Visit or 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 ¥295.8 trillion (JPY) or $2.5 trillion (USD)1, as of December 31, 2015. 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 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 (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges. Visit

(1)Exchange rate of 1 USD=¥120.6 (JPY) as of December 30, 2015

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