Press Release

MUFG Wins Trade Finance Award as Best Commodity Finance Bank in North America for 2016

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Lauren Sambrotto
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Miami, March 11, 2016 – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world's leading financial groups, was named Best Commodity Finance Bank in North America for 2016 by Trade Finance at the news organization’s annual awards ceremony here last night. 

"My team and I are honored to accept this award from Trade Finance," said Marcie Weiss, MUFG’s head of Commodity Finance North America. "The trust and support we receive from our clients is what truly motivates us to produce the best solutions for their financing needs. We take great pride in satisfying clients, and hope they see this honor as a reflection of MUFG’s commitment to them." 

Trade Finance is a Euromoney news and analytics service focused on structured-trade and supply-chain finance. 


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 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 ¥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 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.

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