NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world's leading financial institutions, today announced it had hired Robert Danziger, a 25-year industry veteran, as a Managing Director to focus on its U.S. investment-grade syndicated loans business.
Based in New York, Mr. Danziger's responsibilities will include Midwestern U.S. as well as General Industry clients. He will report to Jeffrey Knowles, Managing Director, and Co-Head of MUFG's Debt Capital Markets, Americas.
Mr. Danziger joins the bank from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., where he had been Head of Investment Grade Loan Capital Markets for the Americas since 2004.
"Rob brings a wealth of experience and relationships to our U.S. syndicated loan business," said Mr. Knowles. "By adding him to our deep bench, MUFG is now able to offer its valued clients the talent and experience of another senior-level loan market expert. We look forward to adding Rob's insight and advice to our growing debt capital markets platform."
MUFG has steadily climbed in the U.S. investment grade loan rankings (for bookrunners), jumping from 10th in 2009 to fifth for year-to-date 2017; MUFG also ranked fifth for full-year 2016, the highest position among non-U.S. based financial institutions.1
While at Deutsche Bank, Mr. Danziger was a member of groups that won IFR's Global Loan House of the year in 2013 and Deal of the Year in 2010. Mr. Danziger also worked at Citicorp Securities Inc./Salomon Smith Barney, First Chicago and Chemical Bank. He received his B.A. from Union College, and his MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business.
1 – According to LoanConnector.
About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world's leading financial groups, with total assets of approximately $2.7 trillion as of September 30, 2017. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with over 2,300 offices across more than 50 countries. The Group has about 150,000 employees and close to 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. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. is Japan's premier bank, with a global network spanning around 50 countries. Outside of Japan, the bank offers an extensive scope of commercial and investment banking products and services to businesses, governments and individuals worldwide. 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. For more information, visit www.mufg.jp/english.
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