Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc is a part of the international securities business of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc is based in London.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups with total assets of approximately ¥258 trillion (JPY) or $2.5 trillion (USD), as of March 31, 2014. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG has a global network with 1,100 offices in over 40 countries. The Group has over 140,000 employees, offering a diversified range of services including corporate banking, commercial banking, retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, capital markets, personal and corporate trust, and transaction banking.
MUFG’s operating companies include Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of MUFG. The company conducts securities business in Japan through its domestic subsidiary Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. and internationally through its overseas subsidiaries Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc., Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Hong Kong), Ltd., and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (Singapore), Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is active throughout the global capital markets. The company focuses on investment banking, debt, equity, derivatives and structured products. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc currently has a staff of approximately 650 people.
In June, 2014, David King was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc.
History and Ownership
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is wholly owned by Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD), which is itself wholly owned by MUFG. MUSI was established on 1 October 2005, when Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, was formed by the merger of Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group (MTFG) and UFJ Holdings. On the same day, the respective investment banking subsidiaries of MTFG and UFJ, Mitsubishi Securities International plc (established in England and Wales on February 11, 1983) and UFJ International plc (with the merger of Sanwa International plc and Tokai Bank Europe plc on April 2002.), were merged to form Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc.
As of November 2014, MUSI held a long-term credit rating of A1 and a short-term credit rating of Prime-1 from Moody's Investors Service.
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