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For Immediate Release 

Joanne Curran
(213) 236-5017


LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2012 – Union Bank, N.A., announced today it has received two prestigious Greenwich Excellence Awards in middle market banking for 2011. The national awards were for Financial Stability and International Service and marked the second straight year Union Bank has received the coveted awards.

Greenwich Associates is a Connecticut-based strategic consulting and research firm for worldwide financial service providers. The awards were introduced in 2005 and of the more than 750 banks evaluated in the Greenwich Associates study, Union Bank has repeatedly been recognized for excellence each year.

“It is a privilege to be honored once again by Greenwich Associates and underscores our longtime expertise and consistency in providing exceptional service and professionalism to our middle market customers,” said Robert Dawson, senior executive vice president for Union Bank and head of commercial banking.

“We strive to maintain a partnership with our clients, many of whom have been with Union Bank for generations,” he added.

The awards are based on the results of Greenwich Associates’ annual research program, which includes interviews with decision makers from more than 10,000 businesses with annual sales of $10 million to $500 million in major markets across the country.

“Union Bank consistently appears on our list of top banks,” said David Fox, Managing Director at Greenwich Associates. “It is a mark of their ongoing commitment to meet the demanding needs of their clients and to keep pace of new technology.”

About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.
Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $84 billion at September 30, 2010. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank has 404 full-service branches in California, Oregon, Washington and Texas, as well as two international offices, on September 30, 2011. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world's largest financial organizations. Visit for more information.