The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ congratulates its client Itaú Unibanco for
the “Syndicated Loan of the Year” award from LatinFinance Magazine
NEW YORK -- January 17, 2014
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.(BTMU) congratulates its client, Itaú
Unibanco for being awarded “Syndicated Loan of the Year” from LatinFinance
The Syndicated Loan of the Year award recognizes Itaú Unibanco’s $1.5BN June
2013 syndication. BTMU acted as Administrative Agent, Joint Lead Arranger,
Bookrunner and Global Coordinator. This is the largest and most broadly
syndicated transaction ever done for a Latin American financial institution.
“We are honored by the trust that Itaú Unibanco placed in us as their Joint
Bookrunner and Administrative Agent,” said David Gruppo, Head of Latin America
Corporate and Investment Banking group.
About The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) is Japan’s premier bank, with a
global network spanning more than 40 countries. BTMU offers an extensive scope
of commercial and investment banking products and services to businesses,
governments, and individuals worldwide. In the Americas, BTMU has offices
throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America, primarily
serving corporate clients. BTMU’s parent, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
(MUFG), is one of the world’s leading financial groups. MUFG’s services
include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer
finance, asset management, and leasing. The group’s operating companies
include BTMU, 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. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New
York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.
The Latin America Corporate and Investment Banking group includes integrated
sector and regional experts based in our New York and Latin American offices.
The group provides specialized industry coverage of Metals and Mining, Oil and
Gas, Food and Beverage, Power and Utilities, Financial Services, and
Agriculture. The bank has a strong presence in Latin America, after opening
its first office there nearly 100 years ago. Today, BTMU has banking
operations in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Peru, with an
aggregate capital base in excess of US$1 billion.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Lauren Sambrotto, 212-782-4909
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