NEW YORK, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world's largest financial institutions, captured two of Power Finance & Risk's top honors for 2016 by being named Project Finance Lender of Year and Project Finance Lender of the Year for Conventional Generation.
The Power Finance & Risk awards are the latest in an impressive run by MUFG, which consistently tops league tables and earns recognition for industry leadership in power project finance.
"We are truly honored to have our work recognized by Power Finance & Risk," said Jon Lindenberg, Deputy Head of Investment Banking and Head of Structured Finance for MUFG. "These honors are a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and a direct result of the lasting partnerships we have built with our clients."
Power Finance & Risk, a news, analytics and proprietary data service focused on the power industry in the Americas, surveyed active industry participants to surface the best energy and power transactions over the past year.
The winners were announced on May 24, 2017 at Power Finance & Risk's annual awards ceremony in New York.
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 $149.7 billion at March 31, 2017. Its main subsidiaries are MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and MUFG Securities Americas Inc. 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, 2017, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. operated 365 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 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. MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation is owned by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., which is one of the world's leading financial groups. Visit http://www.unionbank.com or http://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 $2.7 trillion (USD) as of March 31, 2017. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with more than 2,200 offices in nearly 50 countries. The Group has more than 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 (MTU) stock exchanges. Visit www.mufg.jp/english/index.html.
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