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Mitsubishi UFJ Offering Wins FinanceAsia's 2009 "Best Secondary Equity Offering"

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's (MUFG) approximately US$12.1 billion common stock offering, for which Paul, Weiss acted as issuer's counsel, was awarded the "Best Secondary Equity Offering" by FinanceAsia.

The offering by MUFG, which is the largest financial institution in Japan, is the largest follow-on offering by a Japanese issuer, and is the largest securities offering in Japan for the past decade. The joint global coordinators were Morgan Stanley, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Nomura Securities and J.P. Morgan.

Paul, Weiss acted as international counsel to MUFG in this offering, and has acted as U.S. securities counsel to MUFG and its predecessors since MUFG was first listed on the NYSE in 1989. The Paul, Weiss lawyers on the deal were corporate partner Tong Yu, associates Makoto Nishigai and Akiko Okuma; and tax partner Peter Rothenberg and associate Cristine Maisano.

March 12, 2010

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