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About MUFG


Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups with total assets of approximately USD 2.7 trillion. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with over 2,700 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 180,000 employees and offers services including asset management, commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance and leasing.  

One of the first Japanese signatories in May 2006 to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), MUFG is one of the largest manager of corporate pension trust assets in Japan as well as one of the top managers for publicly offered mutual funds in Japan. MUFG: Trust Bank, as a responsible institutional investor, also declared adoption of the Stewardship Code introduced in March 2014.

MUFG has been providing asset management services for over 60 years; an unparalleled breadth of expertise has been built up in asset management and the management of Japanese assets in particular.

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management, MU Investments, and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd. forms the MUFG Asset Management (MUFG AM) brand, which is an asset management entity of MUFG. MUFG AM aims to achieve the sustainable business growth of its portfolio companies and to enhance their corporate value.

We have offices in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai covering institutional asset management, retail asset management and wealth management.

Our business has evolved with our clients’ needs.

History of MUFG Asset Management: 
1927

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp. (MUFG: Trust Bank) was established.

1946

MUFG: Trust Bank received a Trust Bank licence.

1959

Japan’s first Investment Trust company was established which has evolved into the current Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management (MUKAM).

1984

We opened an Asset Management Company in London to facilitate international investment. This operation is known as Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd. (MUFG: AM (UK)).

2005

The merger between Tokyo-Mitsubishi Holdings and UFJ Holdings to form Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).

About MUFG: AM (UK)


Our European Headquarters have been based in London since 1984. Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd (MUFG: AM (UK)) provides Japanese and Asian Equity strategies along with Global Fixed Income Portfolios to Institutional and Discretionary Investors.

Our Japanese and Asian Equity UCITS SICAV Funds deliver investments with a focus on quality, typically following an unconstrained, bottom up approach. Our size allows our fund managers unprecedented access to companies, particular in Japan to aid with this fundamental analysis.

Our branch in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) enables us to provide high-quality products and services that meet the needs of customers in the Middle East.

Introduction of MUFG: AM (UK)


Company NameMitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd.
ManagementMasahiro Nakai, Managing Director and CEO
Date of Establishment20 August 1984
RegistrationRegistered in England and Wales No. 1842259 /
Authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
Address24 Lombard Street London, EC3V 9AJ United Kingdom
Phone+44 (0) 20 7648 5100
Business DescriptionInvestment Management
Amount of CapitalGBP 2 million
ShareholdersMitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation:70%
Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd.:30%
100% MUFG subsidiary
DirectorsMasaru Matsuo
Toshihiro Abe
Hidefumi Yamamura
Yusuke Fukui
BranchMitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd. (DIFC Branch)
Level 3, East Wing, The Gate, Dubai International Financial Centre,
P.O. Box 507063, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Regulated by the DFSA

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