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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 2.9 trillion. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,000 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 160,000 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 Japan’s 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 Asset Management Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Real Estate Asset Management Co., Ltd.,  Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd. and Mitsubishi UFJ Alternative Investments, 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 value while working together as a group to resolve social issues.

 

 

We have offices in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, China, Hong Kong and Singapore 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 Asset Management Co., Ltd.

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 Equity strategies along with Global Fixed Income Portfolios to Institutional and Discretionary Investors.

 

Our Japanese 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 to aid with this fundamental analysis.

Introduction of MUFG: AM (UK)

Company Name Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd.
Management Kenichi Nomura, Managing Director and CEO
Date of Establishment 20 August 1984
Registration Registered in England and Wales No. 1842259 /
Authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
Address 24 Lombard Street London, EC3V 9AJ United Kingdom
Phone +44 (0) 20 7648 5100
Business Description Investment Management
Amount of Capital GBP 2 million
Shareholders Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation:70%
Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management Co., Ltd.:30%
100% MUFG subsidiary
Directors Akira Takanabe
Hiroshi Nakazawa
Akifumi Fujimoto
Yusuke Fukui

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